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Alfred St Clair HEADLEY

Regimental number3147
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolGlen Shu State School, Launceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address48 Galvin Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A Headley, 48 Galvin Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceTasmanian Volunteers
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded on 3rd September, 1916 in charge at Mouquet Farm. He was admitted to Birmingham Hospital on 9th September, 1916 and left England on 12th January, 1917. He rejoined his unit on 16th January, 1917.
FateKilled in Action 2 March 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24.5
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialThisle Dump Cemetery (Row E, Grave NO. 30), High Wood, Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Fanny HEADLEY, 48 Galvin Street, Launceston, Tasmania

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