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Regimental number6965
Place of birthWilliamstown, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
AddressHawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W G Vincent, 6 Isabella Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed 4 years in Royal Australian Naval Brigade.
Enlistment date5 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialPerronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row A, Gravel No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter George and Mary Elizabeth VINCENT, 6 Isabella Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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