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Joseph Bentley SOMERFIELD

Regimental number3894
Place of birthYangan Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressYangan via Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Somerfield, Yangan via Warwick, Queensland
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3893 Pte John SOMERFIELD, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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