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Regimental number5548
Place of birthCanoblas, near Orange, New South Wales
SchoolCarlachy Public School, near Bogan Gate, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMeadow Creek, Trundle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Joseph Cantrill, Meadow Creek, Trundle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 February 1917
Place of death or woundingMalt Trench, Warlencourt, France
Age at death18.6
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Sarah CANTRILL, Canowindra, New South Wales. Native of Orange, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5547 Pte Matthew Albert CANTRILL, 19th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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