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David Colin BLACK

Regimental number672
Place of birthGympie Queensland
OccupationBank clerk
AddressCloncurry, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eleanor Black, c/o Burns Philp and Co, Cooktown, Queensland
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Date of death24 April 1918
Place of burialBonnay Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Eleanor BLACK, Helan Street, Cooktown, Queensland. Native of Gympie, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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