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Christopher AUSTIN

Regimental number2330
Place of birthMerton Vale, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStaley Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs G L Austin, Care of, Mrs J O Abbott, 'The Rest', Staley Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date27 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of disease 15 February 1916
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave 55), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary AUSTIN; Wife: Gladys AUSTIN, 41 Cecil Street, South Melbourne, Victoria

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