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Regimental number698
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolNapier Street State School, Fitzroy, Victoria
OccupationTailors presser
Address112 Young Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J 112 Young Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 63rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentEastern Hill, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Henry and Josephine UNCLE

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

SourcesNAA: B2455, UNCLE John

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