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Archibald Balfour LITSTER

Regimental number288
Place of birthCurramulka, South Australia
SchoolCurramulka Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSmoky Bay, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, Alexander Litster, Nundoo PO, Nundoo, West Coast, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in The Fowlers Bay Rifle Club.
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 8A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Euphemia LITSTER. Native of Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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