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Regimental number3691
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressLoxton Cottage, Colebrook, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, John Southwood, Loxton Cottage, Colebrook, Tasmania
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery NO. 2 (Plot XXXIV, Row N, Grave No. I), France Also recorded Memorial Register No. 26, Villers Brettoneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary SOUTHWOOD, Kempton, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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