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Cecil Benjamin MATRICK

Regimental number60964
Place of birthPreston, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDandenong Road, Oakleigh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, H.J. Matrick, Dandenong Road, Oakleigh, Victoria
Previous military service47a Senior Cadets (4 years); 47th Infantry in Oakleigh (2 years)
Enlistment date18 May 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 31 August 1918
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Other details

Embarked Melbourne, 31 August 1918.

Found guilty, 25 September 1918, of causing a disturbance on the troop deck after lights' out: awarded 48 hours detention.

Admitted to Ship's Hospital, 11 October 1918 (influenza).

Died, 17 October 1918.

Buried, at sea, 17 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MATRICK Cecil Benjamin

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