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Regimental number1565
Place of birthDonisthorpe, Derbyshire, England
SchoolChurch of England
Age on arrival in Australia18
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs E Bentley, c/o 187 Hanchwood, Stockingford, Nuneaton, England
Enlistment date2 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 August 1915
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 12), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Sarah HINSLEY. Native of Donisthorpe, Derby, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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