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Benjamin HORROCKS

Regimental number4358
Place of birthWeywood, Lancashire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway worker
AddressBoulder, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMay Horrocks, 60 Austral Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateKilled in Action 16 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death43
Place of burialHersin Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: christopher and Elizabeth HORROCKS; husband of H. HORROCKS, 109 Fitzgerald Terrace, Fremantle, Western Australia. Native of Heywood, England

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