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Reginald John Wilfred NAYLOR

Regimental number6573
Place of birthWee Wee Rup, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWee Wee Rup Post Office, Wee Wee Rup, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Naylor, Norwood Hill, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23.4
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row H, Grave No. 18), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth NAYLOR, Norwood Hill, Castlemaine, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, NAYLOR Reginald John Wilfred

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