Regimental number276
Place of birthWigan England
AddressChisholm Road, Greenarch, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, S Melling, Sycamore, Wigan, England
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of disease 4 March 1916
Date of death2 March 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWigan Cemetery (Plot B, Row N.C., Grave No. 356), Lancashire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel MELLING, J.P., and Margaret MELLING (nee RIMMER), The Sycamores, Wigan