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Regimental number15936
Place of birthDouglas England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephone mechanic
AddressYatala, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah McCoroskin, c/o Mrs Gow, Mabel Street, Yatala, South Australia
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 5, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 July 1973

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