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Herbert Edwin STEAR

Regimental number10356
Place of birthSwan Hiill, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
Address58 Little Breen Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Stear, 58 Little Breen Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 7 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBrandhoek New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine STEAR, 58 Little Breen Stret, Bendigo, Victoria. Native of Lake Charm, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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