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Regimental number3815
Place of birthChardstock, North Chardstock, Somerset, England
SchoolHolditch Manor, Church of England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBoort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Lacey, Hawkchurch, Axminister, Devonshire, England
Enlistment date11 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWorked at farming before the war.
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row C, Grave No. 5), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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