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Regimental number2035
Place of birthQuirindi New South Wales
Address29 Rose Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs. E. Keash, 29 Rose Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1915
Date of death19 July 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Amelia MELROSE. Native of Hay, New South Wales

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