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Regimental number3003
Place of birthStockton, Durham, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bedford, 24 Batt Street, Stockton Durham, England
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 18 December 1916

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 18 June 1915 - 16th Battalion, 10th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 16th Battalion, 3 March 1916. Mortally wounded, 20 November 1916.
FateDied of wounds 20 November 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Date of death21 November 1916
Age at death33.6
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 36), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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