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Regimental number1839
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinFather, Joseph Hesketh, Bellevue PO, Bellevue, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row A, Grave NO. 9), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Jane HESKETH
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of deatha

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