The AIF Project


Regimental number629
Place of birthYackandandah Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressYackandandah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Melbourne, Yackandandah, Victoria
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialShorncliffe Military Cemetery (Row O, Grave No. 591), Kent
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Ellen MELBOURNE, Yackandandah, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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