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Regimental number757
Place of birthHaarlem, Netherlands
OccupationBlacksmith's stricker
Address111 Young Street, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Merrin, 111 Young Street, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 15/2/15. Taken on strength, 2nd Bn, 6/4/15. Wounded at Pozieres, France, 5/8/16. Mortally wounded, 29/8/18.
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Date of death31 August 1918
Age at death26
Place of burialSever Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row O, Grave No.14), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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