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Regimental number2879
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolNorwood State School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSheringa, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinSister, Edith Selina Litchfield, Crystal Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 27 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death37.1
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 54), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Hannah LITCHFIELD. Native of Norwood, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother, uncle and many cousins served in the AIF.

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