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Herbert Edward GARTHWAITE

Regimental number5838
Place of birthEast Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolEast Brisbane State School, Queensland
AddressElfin Street, East Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Garthwaite, Elfin Street, East Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as Cadet under Compulsory Training Scheme.
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Charlotte GARTHWAITE: Elfin Street, East Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

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