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Regimental number393
Place of birthWorcestershire, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHarcourt, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 4.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Bates, 191 West Heath, North Fields, Worcestershire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 June 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date26 December 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 August 1977

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