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Wilfred Dudley LOVEGROVE

Regimental number1105
Place of birthFullerton, near Goulburn, New South Wales
SchoolArmidale Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationForest guard
Addressc/o Australian Bank of Commerce Ltd., Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W E Lovegrove, c/o Australian Bank of Commerce Ltd., Armidale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 7 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried at Beersheba.
FateKilled in Action 6 November 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row G, Grave No. 76), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Anne LOVEGROVE, Rylstone, New South Wales. Native of Fullerton, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: [2050] Lt Harley Walter CHAPMAN, 35th Bn, killed in action, 16 July 1917.
Other details

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

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