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Christopher Sydney PENTILLA

Regimental number2540
Place of birthFremantle Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationElectrician
AddressSouthern Cross, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, A Maher, Wellington Street, Northam, Western Australia
Enlistment date22 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 October 1915
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGibraltar (North Front) Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 3138), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christopher and Mrs M PENTILLA, Wellington Street, Northam, Western Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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