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Regimental number3099
Place of birthNorth Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolBell Street State School No 111, Fitzroy, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Gracebourne', Railway Parade, Thornbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinSister, Emma G. Anderson, 'Gracebourne', Railway Parade, Thornbury, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records48
Place of burial"Y" Farm Military Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 5), Bois Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Edward and Sarah Ann PRENTICE; 1 Kent Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

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

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