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Albert Henry Victor FRENCH

Regimental number3032
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
SchoolState School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Address14 Mile Brook via Narrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Isaac French, 14 Mile Brook via Narrogin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in 25th Light Horse.
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 December 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Belgium
Age at death24.7
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMud Corner British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 1), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Isaac and Harriet FRENCH, Cuballing, Western Australia. Native of Quorn, South Australia

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