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Regimental number452
Place of birthCatherine Hill Bay New South Wales
AddressWestern Road, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Cordelia Ruth Boekenstein, Gwyder Road, New Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military service20th Infantry
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 9, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918

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