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Fritz Arthur WESTGARTH

Regimental number1933
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBig Hill, via Kangaroo Flat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Westgarth, Big Hill PO, Big Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2208
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 May 1917
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Martha WESTGARTH.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1934 Pte William James WESTGARTH, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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