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Norman Herwald IRONS

Regimental number6287
Place of birthDiapur, Victoria
SchoolDiapur, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressDiapur PO, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J T Irons, Diapur PO, Victoria
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSt Dennis Wood
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot V, Row I, Grave No. 20), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
47
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Charlotte IRONS, Mercer Street, Geelong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin, Gordon Irons of Boree Creek killed in France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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