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Regimental number7172
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWickham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J S Masson, Gosford Road, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 December 1918
Place of burialLe Chateau Communal Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 54), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 9442 Gunner Adam Andrew Allan MASSON, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 8 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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