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Regimental number5649
Place of birthSandergrove, South Australia
SchoolLake Plains Public School, South Australia
AddressMilang, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Saltmarsh, Milang, South Australia
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 October 1917
Place of death or woundingNot known
Age at death21.3
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row b, Grave No. 9), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Rhoda SALTMARSH, Milang, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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