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Regimental number3061
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
SchoolState School
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary A. Jope, Ultima, Victoria
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 16 October 1918
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialSerain Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary Ann JOPE, Ultima, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: [3246] 2nd Lt William PARKES, Australian Flying Corps, accidentally killed, 1 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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