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Joseph Ambrose Sylvester HALCROFT

Regimental number2904
Place of birthMolong, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMinildra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Halcroft, 46 Wilson Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Joseph Ambrose
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 7), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Mary HALCROFT, 80 Steel Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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