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Regimental number5384
Place of birthLower Mookerawa, Macquarie River, New South Wales
SchoolGeneral education
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBlackall, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinCousin, Mr W McGrath, Macquarie River via Stuart Town, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 March 1918
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death30.11
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialSpoilbank Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 16), Zillebeke, Belgiuim
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Patrick and Ellen Letitia FLEMING. Native of Lower Mookerawa, Macquarie River, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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