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David James PETRIE

Regimental number907
Place of birthGeorge Town Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGeorgetown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Lawson Petrie, Georgetown, Tasmania
Previous military service92nd Infantry
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 156), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Julia PETRIE, George Town, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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