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Regimental number2189
Place of birthBroadmeadows, Victoria
SchoolEssendon State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address92 Argyle Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinBrother, J Seeley, 92 Argyle Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date20 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, row B, Grave No. I), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary SEELEY. Native of Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Cpl Arthur Seeley, killed in action; nephews: Pte Jim Derby, killed Gallipoli; Pte Will Seeley, killed France.

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