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Godfrey Nicholas HEIN

Regimental number7023
Place of birthKyneton, Victoria
SchoolSt. Marys Boys School (Catholic), Kyneton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHairdresser
AddressPiper Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Hein, Piper Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row M., Grave 2) France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Mary-Ann HEIN, of Yaldwin Street, Kyneton, Victoria.
Family/military connectionsBrothers:4219 Private Mathias Thomas William HEIN, 5th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement, returned to Australia 30 January 1918; 4217 Private Terence Hailey HEIN, 5th Battalikon, 13th Reinforcement, returned to AUstralia 28 March 1919. Brother-in-law:7221 Private Thomas Raymond DARCY, 8th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement, returned to Australia 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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