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Joseph Henry MINCHIN

Place of birthGuildford Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway servant
Addressc/o Mrs M L McDonald, Terrace Tea Rooms, Swanburne Terrace, Cotesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Pearly Louisa Minchin, c/o Mrs M L McDonald, Terrace Tea Rooms, Swanburne Terrace, Cotesloe, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Plot II, row E, Grave No. 4), Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Charlotte Keane MINCHIN; husband of Pearly L. MINCHIN, Darlington, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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