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Regimental number4183
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
SchoolSt John the Baptist (Catholic) School, Thebarton, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address39 Cumming Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, G E Scantlebury c/o Miss A Shepherd, Cowra Street, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Area 75 Senior Cadets and Engineers Sth Aust.
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death19.8
Place of burialBapaume Australian Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Sarah SCANTLEBURY. Native of Burra, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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