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Henry James FLOATE

Regimental number5088
Place of birthWarracknabeal, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressKing Street, Ararat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Floate, King Street, Ararat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialRosieres Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen FLOATE; husband of Margaret May FLOATE, 104 Puckle Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4493 Pte Arthur Edward FLOATE, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 November 1916; 2232 Corporal George Thomas FLOATE, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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