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Regimental number320
Place of birthClayton Bridge, Mancherster, England
Place of birthClayton, Manchester
SchoolChrist Church, Ashton-under-Lyne National School, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPrince Alfred Hotel, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Mawdsley, Taunton Bank, Ashton, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division MT Company
FateDied of wounds 26 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ann MAWDSLEY, Taunton Bank, Ashton-under-Lyne, England

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