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Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMinlaton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Letitia Sutherland, Minlaton, South Australia
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name48th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 12 August 1915; commissioned 16 October 1915; embarked with 48th Bn 2nd Reinforcements; Adjutant 12th Training Bn, 27 July 1916 to 22 October 1916; discharged to Royal Flying Corps, 22 October 1916; 2Lt RFC, 23 October 1916; to Oxford 23 October 1916; B Squadron Central Flying School, Netheravon, 26 February 1917.
FateDischarged 22 October 1916
Age at death27
Place of burialUpavon Church Cemetery, Wiltshire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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