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Colin Charles STOREY

Regimental number7140
Place of birthGeraldton, Western Australia
SchoolYork Senior School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorth Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Lennox Storey, State School, York, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 24 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVaire, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row F, Grave No. 6), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lennox and Laura STOREY, Gosnells, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7139 Pte Leslie Graham STOREY, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.Cousin Noel Cumming awarded MM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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