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Regimental number1750
Place of birthMollongghip, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFactory hand
AddressRocklyn, Victoria
Marital statusMother
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Elsie Irene Yelland, Rocklyn, Victoria
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XI, Row G, Grave No. 10), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert Alfred and Katherine YELLAND; Wife: Elsie Irene YELLAND
Other details

War service: Western Front

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