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Victor PRENTICE

Regimental number1320
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolChurch of England School, England
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Leah Mary Prentice c/o Mrs Knight, Langdon Court, Plymstock Plymouth, England
Previous military serviceServed with the Cameronian Regiment, British Army.
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 37), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary Ann PRENTICE; husband of Leah Mary PRENTICE, Telegraph Hotel, Tambo, Queensland. Native of London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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