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Regimental number7577
Place of birthElizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolGlebe Public School, New South Wales
AddressCampsie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Longbottom, Dick Street, Henley, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular1st class Gun Layer, Bombadier AGA. His grandfather was in .. War. His uncle served in South African, another in the Naval contingent in China. His father was in England making amunitions when his son was killed.
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1918
Age at death24
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row N, Grave No. 958), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Duncan and Agnes LONGBOTTOM, Dick Street, Henley, Sydney
Family/military connectionsNephew to Cecil McGreyn who was killed May 22nd 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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