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Hector GOLDSBROUGH

Regimental number4795
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolManly Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Address28 Crescent Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E.L. Goldsbrough, 28 Crescent Street, Manly, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 April 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 18), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma GOLDSBROUGH, 28 Crescent Street, Manly, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4191 Pte Milton GOLDSBROUGH, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919; 2172 Pte Roy GOLDSBROUGH, 56th Bn, killed in action, 16 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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