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Horace STEEL

Regimental number3253
Place of birthWangaratta Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressLlaneast Street, Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Steel, Wangaratta, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 45), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah Ann STEEL, Harper Street, Wangaratta, Victoria

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