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Valentine Frederick IDSTEIN

Regimental number2173
Place of birthBlandford, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBlandford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Barbara Idstein, Blandford, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 May 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 7), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Baptiste and Barbara IDSTEIN, Adelaide Street, Murrurundi, New South Wales. Ntive of Blandford, New SOuth Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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