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Regimental number695
Place of birthOxenford Queensland
AddressMaggill Road, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Dorsett, Maggill Road, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service8th Infantry
Enlistment date17 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll695A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 14), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Edwin and Rebecca Jane THACKER, Moggill Road, Taringa, Queensland

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