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Archibald Frank REDHEAD

Regimental number1853
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
SchoolWagga Public School
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J H Redhead, Glerwood Street, Wagga, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets.
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name4th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Aust Division HQ
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateKilled in Action 6 May 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 6), Ecourt-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Salima REDHEAD, 'Stradbrooke', Gurwood Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Sgt J.W. Redhead, MSM; Sgt Frank Redhead, 55th Bn.

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