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Regimental number2695
Place of birthRiddles Creek, Victoria
SchoolState School, Leederville, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address24 Bruce Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C Randle, 24 Bruce Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets and 30th Engineers Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22.5
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 38), Ovillers-La-Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Charles and Margaret RANDLE, 30 Bruce Stret, Leederville, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsUncles: L/Sgt Kilmartin, Ambulance Corps; Pte J. Kilmartin, killed in actin, Bullecourt; brother in law: Cpl S.J. McDonald, 51st Bn; cousin: Pte Tom Sexton, killed in action, France; cousin: Pte P. Sexton, Croix-de-Guerre with bar.
Other details

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

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