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Regimental number1734
Place of birthNewcastle-on-Tyne, England
SchoolBishop Barringtons School and Armstrong's Boys School, England
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMarine engineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinJessie Mundell, 127 Northbourne Road, Newcastle on Tyne, England
Enlistment date9 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.' (Mouquet Farm).
Recommendation date: 4 September 1916

FateKilled in Action 15 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBeaulencourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 2), Ligny-Thilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jessie MUNDELL, 127 Northbourne Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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