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Joseph MAY

Regimental number1585
Place of birthKnowsley, Victoria
SchoolKnowsley State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H May, Knowsley, Victoria
Enlistment date5 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of disease 4 September 1915
Place of death or woundingAnzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 204), Lemnos, Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Martha MAY, 220 Batman Street, West Melbourne, Victoria

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