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Regimental number723
Place of birthTambo Queensland
AddressKumbia via Kingaroy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Catherine Truss, Greenwood, Oakey, Queensland
Enlistment date8 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBuire-Sur-L'Ancre Communal Cemetery (British 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip and Mary C. TRUSS, Greenwood, Oakey, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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