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Regimental number595
Place of birthWandiligong, Victoria
SchoolState School No. 275, Wandiligong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWandiligong via Bright, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Fredk Honeychurch, Wandiligong via Bright, Victoria
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 17), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W.F. and Isabel HONEYCHURCH, Bright, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: No. 296, killed at Gallipoli on 27th April, 1815.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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