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Regimental number4247
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Cornelius Wellings, Murray Street off South Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Age at death20
Place of burialCaterpillar Valley Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row K, Grave 5), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Cornelius and Anne WELLINGS.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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