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Aubrey James YARRA

Regimental number2423
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Address74 Courtney Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellie Yarra, 74 Courtney Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date29 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row H, Grave 12), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Annie YARRA; Wife: Ellie YARRA
Other details

War service: Western Front

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