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John Edgar HUMPHREY

Regimental number565
Place of birthSteeple Bumpstead, England
SchoolNational School, Steeple Bumpstead, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCohuna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Humphrey, Haksead, Ipswich, England
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death22
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot V, row b, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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