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Dudley Frederick SALMON

Place of birthBromby Park, Bowen, Queensland
SchoolRockhampton State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
AddressEmu Park, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Edward Vidal Salmon, Emu Park PO, Emu Park, Queensland
Enlistment date7 May 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 12 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death8 June 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 23), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Ida SALMON, Chelsea House, Manson Road, Hendra, Queensland. Native of Bromby Park, Bowen, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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