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Regimental number103
Date of birth18 April 1895
Place of birthWest Melbourne, Victoria
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolWest Brunswick State School, Victoria
AddressThistle Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ghent, Thistle Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets as Lt, Moreland.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name5th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF5
Promotion date: 1 June 1915


Unit: INF5
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Unit: INF2 Bde MG Coy

FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDivisional Collecting Post Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 17), Boesinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Alison GHENT, 128 Tinning Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Other detailsDate of birth given in Bean, 'The Story of Anzac', vol. I, p. 388, as 21 June 1895.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GHENT Lloyd

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