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Regimental number1592
Place of birthRotherham, England
SchoolVillage School, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThe Grove Adwicke Street, Doncaster, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, R Westoby, The Grove Adwicke Street, Doncaster, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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