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Regimental number1752
Place of birthThedleburg, Victoria
SchoolThedleburg State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTimber hewer
Address42 Fitzgerald Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice McHugh, Whittlesea, Victoria
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingSlessenberg, Ypres Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row F, Grave No. 14A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and alice MCHUGH, 72 Wilson Street, Hawksburn, Melbourne, Victoria. Native of Heidelberg, Victoria

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