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Lancelot Hallet Sweeting HESTER

Regimental number1881
Place of birthGuildford Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBridgetown, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Godfrey Hester, Queensley Drive, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentProvisional Corporal
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Lancelot Hallett
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAveluy Wood Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 13), Lancashire Dump, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Godfrey and Mary HESTER, Bridgetown, Western Australia

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