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Albert George CHILDS

Regimental number2599
Place of birthNorth Ullington, Bridport, Dorset, England
SchoolGeneral School, Bridport, Dorset, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyman
AddressPrimrose Park, Beaconsfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, R Childs, 66 North Allington, Bridport, Dorset, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 5 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialAdinkerke Military Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 6), Furnes, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Anselina CHILDS, "Bridport", 66 North Allington, Dorset, Emgland

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