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Regimental number2247
Place of birthTeranklinford, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressFranklinford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinBrother, John Seamons, Yandoit, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row Q, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Elizabeth HATT, 4 Robb Street, Spotswood, Victoria. Native of Franklinford, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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