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Matthew STAMPER

Regimental number1733
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressOonoonba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Daniel Stamper, Surprise Road, Millchester, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 38), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Frances Elles STAMPER, Armstrong Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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