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Alfred William CHILDS

Regimental number6485
Place of birthSt Albans England
ReligionChurch of England
Address75 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, W Childs, Truhano, Verulam Road, St Albans, England
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis Portion Church of England (Plot H, Grave No. 11)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr I.W. and Mrs M. CHILDS. Native of St. Peters, St. Albans, Harts., England

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