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Regimental number2950
Place of birthLiverpool, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGeeveston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rosina Brocken, Geeveston, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 27 July 1915. Taken on strength, 47th Bn, 3 March 1916. Wounded at Pozieres, 10 August 1916. Mortally wounded, 2 May 1918.
FateDied of wounds 2 May 1918
Age at death36
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 6), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania.

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