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Regimental number9406
Place of birthKyneton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressBarham, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Georgina Mapleback, Barham, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSignal Troop 3, Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Morea on 30 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Family/military connectionsSons: 2650 Pte George MAPLBACK, 6th Bn, died of wounds, 7 October 1917; 1956 Pte John Joseph MAPLEBACK, 4th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 20 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1939
Age at death72
Place of burialBarham Cemetery, New South Wales

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