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Herbert BLACK

Regimental number1913
Place of birthBonnie Doon, Victoria
SchoolPublic School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBonnie Doon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Black, Bonnie Doon, Victoria
Enlistment date23 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Watson Percy Herbert BLACK.
FateDied of disease 4 December 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death4 December 1918
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMauguege (Sous-le-Bois) Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 19), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis James and Sarah Ann BLACK, Bonnie Doon, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4742 Sapper Arthur David BLACK, 5th Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917.
Miscellaneous detailsPNEUMONIA

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