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Regimental number2401
Place of birthBolton England
ReligionChurch of England
Address66 Vere Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDesplanque Farm Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 2), La Chapelle-de-Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Hanner METCALFE; husband of E.M. METCALFE, 66 Vere Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia. Native of Bolton, England

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