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Henry Ferdinand FANKHAUSER

Regimental number335
Place of birthBalwyn Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
Address97 Medway Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Henry Fankhauser, 97 Medway Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date16 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 14, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAubigny
Age at death30.5
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Anna FANKHAUSER, 97 Medway Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2303 Pte Ernest Alfred Carl FANKHAUSER, 3rd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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