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Regimental number3113
Place of birthHemmant, Queensland
SchoolHemmant State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o L Abraham, Mannuem Creek, Kingaroy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Cooke, State School, Eumundi, Queensland
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (PIot X, Row F, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jabez ABRAHAM and Elizabeth COOKE, State School, Eumundi, N.C. Line, Queensland. Native of Hemmant, Queensland
Family/military connectionsFour brothers and three stepbrothers saw active service overseas. Brothers: 4355 Pte Eric Kingsley ABRAHAM, 5th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919; 6764 Pte Leonard ABRAHAM, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919; 7009 Pte Cyril Frank ABRAHAM, 49th Bn, died of disease, 20 October 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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