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Regimental number682
Place of birthMansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Place of birthMansfield, Notts, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinJohn Shooter, 36 Hillmoor Street, Peasby Hill, Mansfield, Notts, England
Previous military serviceServed with the 2nd Sherwood Forresters as a Corporal.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Battalion D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied during the landing.
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death19 May 1915
Age at death24.2
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burial4 Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsUnknown.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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