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Reginald Henry EYRE

Regimental number5368
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolWesley College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressBrooklands, Fern Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Eyre, Brooklands, Fern Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Military Cadets and Citizen Forces
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death22
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 141), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Alice Ellen EYRE, 65 Howard Street, Randwick, Sydney. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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