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Mister Bert MASON

Regimental number494
Place of birthGunnedah, New South Wales
Place of birthGunnendah, New South Wales
SchoolOurimbah Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressUpper Horton via Barraba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, G Mason, Upper Horton via Barraba, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 40), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George A. and Elizabeth MASON, Hawkins Creek, Barraba, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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