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Alwyn Rufus BLACK

Regimental number4658
Place of birthGlenorie, New South Wales
SchoolGlenorie Public School, NEw South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGlenorie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Henry George Black, Beecroft, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name25th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 12 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 May 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Alyn Rufus
Place of death or woundingMericourt, France
Date of death20 May 1918
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry George and Emma Jane BLACK, Beecroft Road, Beecroft, New South Wales. Native of Glenorie, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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