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Regimental number6642
Place of birthWindsor, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolHigh Street State School
ReligionChurch of England
Address2 Henry Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, M Hearfield, 69 Inkerman Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Eliza HEARFIELD; husband of Mabel HEARFIELD, 21 Nelson Street, Windsor, Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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