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Regimental number2274
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRefreshment Rooms Railway Station, Harden, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Taylor, Refreshment Rooms Railway Station, Harden, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (PLot VIII, Row F, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Annie Francis THOROGOOD

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