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Linington Vigus TAPSON

Regimental number7565
Place of birthSouth Australia
SchoolState School (Box Hill?), Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
AddressBox Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, A Tapson, 187 Station Street, Box Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date13 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 8), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: A. and Eleanor Alice Maud TAPSON
Family/military connectionsBrother
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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