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Alfred Arnold VEARING

Regimental number1673
Place of birthMitchellstown, Victoria
Place of birthVictoria, Australia
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Address'Kildary', Airah Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Alfred Vearing, Illinois via Beckom, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Place of burialSanctuary Wood Cemetery (Plot IV, Row 7, Grave No. 10), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Mary VEARING, Beckom, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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