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Place of birthManchester, England
SchoolSouth Brisbane State School, Queensland
Age on arrival in Australia5
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Ann Wellings, Kirkland Avenue, Coorparoo, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service9th Infantry; Served in Citizen Forces as Lieutenant, 9th Infantry, Oxley Division.
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Honorary Lieutenant)
Unit name41st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 June 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave 66), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Edwin and Sarah Martha WELLINGS.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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