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Regimental number2824
Place of birthAlbert Park Victoria
SchoolAlbert Park State School, Victoria
Address118 Miller Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, W C Fairweather, 118 Miller Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceVolunteer, Cadet Corps, Albert Park State School, Drummer.
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 16), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie FAIRWETHER. Native of Albert Park, Victoria

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