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Claude Athol HEPPINGSTONE

Regimental number3062
Place of birthBrunswick Junction Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressBrunswick Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinR H Heppingstone, Brunswick Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column (Sept-Oct 1914)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal RollTrench Mortar Battery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularA member of A.W. Canning's second expedition, 1908-1910, to equip the Canning Stock Route, Western Australia.
FateDied of wounds 23 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Maria HEPPINGS0TONE. Native of Brunswick Junction, Western Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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