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Adrian LOUIS

Regimental number2623
Place of birthBacchus Marsh, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBeamsman
AddressFootscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, A D Louis, 103 Ryan Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Naval Forces.
Enlistment date17 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Plot B, Grave No. 620), Melbourne
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Adam and Helen LOUIS. Native of Bacchus Marsh, Victoria

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