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Regimental number2041
Place of birthActon Bridge, Cheshire, England
SchoolWeaverham State School, Cheshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBeaudesert, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinStep-Mother, Mrs Ada Holland, Acton Bridge near Northwich, Cheshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death19
Place of burialBethleham Farm West Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 21), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsHalf-Brother: Cpl J WYATT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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