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Norman William Gilbert SELTH

Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Norwood, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address59 Beulah Road, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Henry Sleth, 59 Beulah Road, Norwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Honorary Lieutenant)
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Norman William
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot II, row B, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Lucy SELTH, 59 Beulah Road, Norwood, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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