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Maurice James THEOBALD

Regimental number4863
Place of birthNairne, South Australia
SchoolPublic Schools: Port Lincoln, Mt Torrens, Yongala, South Australia; Broken Hill, New South Wales
AddressMallala, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas Theobald, Mallala, South Australia
Previous military service80th Infantry
Enlistment date27 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSuzanne Military Cemetery No. 3 (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Maria Caroline THEOBALD, Meadows, South Australia. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin (1st): Edgar Peters Budge, Light Horse, killed in action, Gaza, Palestine.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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