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Regimental number1144
Place of birthStaffordshire England
OccupationRailway waggon builder
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Alice Hollins c/o Mrs Thomas Blakemore, Norton Canes, Cannock, Staffordshire, England
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1916
Discharge date14 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Fought and was wounded at Gallipoli.

Served 1 year 273 days (of which 1 year 138 days were abroad).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 February 1935
Place of burialKarori Cemetery (11b8/14), Wellington, New Zealand

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