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Regimental number2915
Place of birthHalifax, Yorkshire, England
SchoolCouncil School, Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o C Walmsely, Main Parade, West Guildford, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Gledhill, 42 Taylor Street, Halifax, Yorkshire,England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 July 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialHazebrouck Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Son of Emily HUNT (formerly GLEDHILL) and Fred GLEDHILL, 4 Nuttall Street, Alfreton, England. Native of Halifax, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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