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Ben VAUGHAN

Regimental number4933
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolFriends High School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressLiverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr W H Vaughan, Thornbury, Lunawanna South Brimy, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 April 1918
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Georgina Rachel VAUGHAN, Bruny Island, Tasmania. Native of Hobart
Family/military connectionsBrother to Segt W Vaughan No 4402 47th Battn killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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