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Reginald ACRES

Regimental number6228
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolCharles Street State School, Launceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWickipin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Adam Smith Acres, Elizabeth Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 February 1917
Place of death or woundingGuedecourt, near Bapaume, France
Date of death5 February 1917
Age at death32
Place of burialLancourt British Cemetery (Plot IX, Row K, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Adam S. and Ada B. ACRES, 108 Elizabeth Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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