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Regimental number2236
Place of birthMorley, North Leeds, Yorkshire, England
SchoolNational School, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMt Bute Estate, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, B Austin, 2 Ashburton Road, Blackpool, Lancs, England
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2237
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 June 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Date of death27 June 1916
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave 12), La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ben and Ann AUSTIN, 9 Clifford Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, England
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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