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Darcy Lyle FERNANCE

Regimental number32005
Place of birthSt Albans New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, St Albans, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address'Eothen', Melalence Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J D Fernance, St Albans, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name5th Field Artillery Brigade, 6th - 13th Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death22
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 23), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James D. and Sarah J FERNANCE, of St. Albans, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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