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Joshua Oswald Earle NOBLE

Regimental number2475
Place of birthOurimbah, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School (Collector?), New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressCollector, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Alfred Noble, Dora Creek, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe enlisted in Goulburn, 14 January 1916; trained at Goulburn Camp; embarked, 29 September 1916. He trained in a Signalling School in Belgium.
FateDied 16 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Elizabeth NOBLE, Kellyville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1955 Alfred Lawrence NOBLE, 35th Bn, died of wounds, Armentieres, France, 1 March 1917.

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