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Regimental number5427
Date of birth27 December 1893
Place of birthSemaphore, South Australia
SchoolPulteney St Public School, Adelaide, South Australia; Le Fevre's Peninsula Public School; Pulteney St Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address148 Crown Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death24.8
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in North Road Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: Christopher and Ellen WARLAND.
Family/military connectionsCousin: H Westall, killed at Gallipoli.
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded 3 times. Killed in action, Mont St Quentin, France.

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