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Regimental number7450
Place of birthBrighton, England
Other trainingSchool Teacher
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWest Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Bayley, Narracan East, West Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War. Went overseas with the second contingent, AIF, returned and re-enlisted but did not sail and was discharged as medically unfit. Drowned at sea.
Enlistment date25 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDrowned at sea 25 August 1917
Date of death25 August 1917 (drowned at sea)
Age at death49
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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