Claude Herbert Somerville HERPS

Regimental number1657
Place of birthWindsor New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShipping manager
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Elfreda Kathleen Herps, Rawson Street, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Claude Herbert
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot V, Row 3, Grave No. 24), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew and Caroline HERPS. Native of Lower Portland, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal