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Regimental number1906
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
OccupationFarm hand
AddressWolfram Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Watson, Cobalt Street, Mount Zion Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Date of death25 April 1918
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Clara BONFIELD, Lone Gum, Morgan, South Australia

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