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Regimental number1763
Place of birthGladstone Queensland
SchoolNorth Rockhampton State School
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Christie, Berserker Street, North Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceRockhampton Mounted Infantry
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBapaume Post Military Cemetery (Plot I, row C, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth CHRISTIE, Berserker Street, North Rockhampton, Queensland. Native of Gladstone, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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