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Regimental number886
Place of birthSouth Shields, England
SchoolChatham House, Ramsgate, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
OccupationIron moulder
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Miss Isabella Henderson, 5 Murdoch Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed in the Chatham House School Cadets
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rolla PROV CPS
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death29

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