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Regimental number6959
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
SchoolNewcastle Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address18 Railway Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Bebbington, Railway Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde Ridge, Passchendaele, Belgium
Date of death5 October 1917
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXIII, Row F, Grave No. 8), Passchendaele, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ellen BEBBINGTON, 329 Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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