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Cecil Edward WARNE

Regimental number7543
Date of birth1899
Place of birthNorth Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolEast St Leonards Public School, North Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJoiner
AddressNorth Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Warne, 10 Carlow Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 June 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death18.6
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 47), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
71
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Amelia WARNE
Family/military connectionsBrother: 15699 Gunner Sydney WARNE, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, invalided to Australia, 30 January 1918; Brother-in-law: 32123 Driver Charles Hytinkoski NELSON, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 10 May 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917, and marched in to 4th Training Bn, Codford.

Attended the Course of Instruction at the School of Farriery, Romsey, Hampshire, 26 October 1917-7 February 1918, and qualified as a cold shoer.

Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 26 March 1918; taken on strength of 13th Bn, 11 April 1918.

Died of wounds (shell, left leg - shattered - and left arm), 27 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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