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Aynsley LITTLE

Regimental number2537
Place of birthWhittey Bay, Northumberland, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
OccupationGrocer
AddressKojonup, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minnie Caroline Little, c/o Mr A P Collis, Strickland Street, Wagin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Northumberland Territorials, England.
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 March 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 40), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie LITTLE; husband of Minnie LITTLE, 'Lewisham', 25 Mackie Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia. Native of Whitley Bay, Northumberland, England~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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