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Regimental number970
Place of birthBrighton, Victoria
SchoolCheltenham and Caulfield State Schools, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNepean Road, Cheltenham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, C E Booker, Nepean Road, Cheltenham, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death08/12/08/1915; secondary dod: 12/05/1915
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Edsard and Mary Ann BOOKER, Nepean Road, Cheltenham, Victoria. Native of Brighton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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