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Wilfred CHEARY

Regimental number3491
Place of birthGoodwood, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressNarrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence May Sendy, Payneham Road, Payneham, South Australia
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 October 1915, TOS, 51st Btn 3 March 1916
FateKilled in Action 14-16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot X, Row M, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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