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Regimental number1781
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
OccupationPaper ruler
AddressAlfred Street, Tanui, via Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Grace Lyders, Alfred Street, Tanui, via Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1781A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death19 July 1967

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