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Regimental number746
Place of birthRiga, Latvia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinUncle, Edward Sinka, Riga, Russia
Enlistment date9 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 9 January 1915. Taken on strength, 27th Battalion, 16 March 1915. Appointed Lance-Corporal, 7 December 1915.
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, France
Date of death4 August 1916
Age at death24
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXXVII, Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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