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Henry Arthur LOUTTIT

Regimental number3901
Place of birthCorack, Victoria
SchoolSea Lake State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm hand
AddressKoraleigh, Nyah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J C Louttit, Koraleigh, Nyah, Victoria
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied from wounds received in action; buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXVII, Row F, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary LOUTTIT, 'Thoraleigh', Swan Hill, Victoria. Native of Corack, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 487 Pte Albert Victor LOUTTIT, 7th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 October 1915; 588 WO 1 Roy Edgar LOUTTIT MC, 23rd Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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