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Regimental number1989
Place of birthBlackburn England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPaper mill hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Robert Rothwell, 13 East Street, Feniscowles near Blackburn Lancashire, England
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 November 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot D, Grave No. III, Grave No. 5), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Sarah ROTHWELL, 13 East Street, Feniscowles, Blackburn, England

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