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Oswald David WESTRUP

Regimental number2016
Place of birthCorindhap Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, David Westrup, Corindhap, Victoria
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1917
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row I, Grave 4), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2009 Sergeant William Hickson WESTRUP, 35th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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