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Regimental number2650
Place of birthCorowa, New South Wales
SchoolRushworth State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSt Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G Mapleback,16 Dalgety Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXVII, Row F, Grave No. 7A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Ellen MAPLEBACK. Native of Corowa, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFather: 9406 Sapper George MAPLEBACK, 4th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 13 March 1918; Brother: 1956 Pte John Joseph MAPLEBACK MM, 4th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 20 October 1918.
Other details

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

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