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Norman Washington HUMPHREY

Regimental number3980
Place of birthSouth Hobart, Tasmania
SchoolSaint Luke's School, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressH Humphrey, Adelaide Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Humphry, 6 Denison Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Training Scheme.
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCambridge Borough Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 3477), Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Willliam HUMPHREY and his wife Ellen CHAFFEY, 410 Macquarie Street, South Hobart, Tasmania

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