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Norman Stanley BLACK

Regimental number2375
Place of birthBemboka New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBemboka, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edward George Black, Bemboka, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 May 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
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death2 April 1917
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHermies Hill British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 24/28), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward George and Margaret Dora BLACK, Bemboka, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1995 Driver William Charles BLACK MM, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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