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Regimental number1579
Place of birthCloncurry, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs A Bird, Hunter Street, Ravenswood, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Bird, Hunter Street, Ravenswood, Queensland
Enlistment date17 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death28 June 1915
Age at death25
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James adn Bridget LAVERCOMBE. Native of Cloncurry, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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