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Horace Mervyn HERROD

Regimental number6672
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCompositor
Address90 Gordon Street Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Hannah Herrod, 90 Gordon Street Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 8 January 1917
Place of burialDelville Wood Cemetery (Plot XII, Row K, Grave No. 4), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Reuben and Matilda HERROD. Native of Paddington, New south Wales

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