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Speedwell TREGURTHA

Regimental number1424
Place of birthBallarat East, Victoria
SchoolGolden Point State School and Ballarat College, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Address...
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas Tregurtha, Dunn Street, Golden Point Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialManchester Southern Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 175), Lancashire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Madeline TREGURTHA, "Zennor", Mervyn Street, Chilwell, Geelong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: R.H.M. Elts, 6th Engineers, died 25th July 1918. Brother: M.V. Tregurtha, No. 4926, 5th Pioneers.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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