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Cecil Stanley AVIS

Regimental number2330
Place of birthWauchope, New South Wales
SchoolWickham Superior Public School, and Canley Vale Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationShare farmer
Address'Carlisle', Seaview Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Avis, 'Carlisle', Seaview Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A75 Ballarat on 6 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death22.8
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave 10B), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter George and Mary AVIS, 'Carlisle', 3 Seaview Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4654 Pte Charles Samuel AVIS, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1918.
Other details

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

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