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Regimental number2502
Place of birthNewstead, Victoria
SchoolWelshman's Reef State School, Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressWelshman's Reef, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Richard Trudgeon, Welshman's Reef, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 November 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29.7
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. III), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Sarah Jane TRUDGEON, Welshman's Reef, Newstead, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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