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Albert Ernest FAWCETT

Regimental number4775
Place of birthPeckham, London, England
SchoolAlbion Street Public School, Paddington, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia8
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, H.F. Fawcett, 2 Carlyle Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 7), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Fredrick and Elizabeth FAWCETT, 28 Short Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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