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Herbert Edward GENET

Regimental number5104
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
SchoolEast Christchurch Public School, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia24
AddressParsley Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Previous military serviceNil
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 April 1918
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialSt. Pierre Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave No. 6), Amiens, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Alice GENET, 17 Salisbury Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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