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Claude CARPENTER

Regimental number1735
Place of birthRokewood, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs G Carpenter, Daly Street, Daylesford, Victoria
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXIX, Row C, Grave No. 19), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Daylesford Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: James and Grace (d. 9 February 1945; bu. Daylesford Cemetery) CARPENTER, Fraser Street, Daylesford, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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