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Regimental number6894
Place of birthCaistor England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressQuairading, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Edward Topliss, Caistor, Lincolnshire, England
Enlistment date17 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Sissons and Eliza TOPLISS; husband of T.G.E. TOPLISS, Pear Tree House, Messingham, Gainsborough, Lincs, England. Native of Caistor, Lincoln
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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