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David Henry HERD

Regimental number256
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCommercial Street, Korumburra
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinD Herd, Commercial Street, Korumburra
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 18), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Lavinia HERD, Esk Street, Lithgow, New South Wales

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