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Regimental number5996
Place of birthTasmania
SchoolState School, Piper's River, Tasmania
AddressLefroy, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr S Colgrave, Pipers River, East Tamar, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied while prisoner of war.
FateDied of disease 19 January 1918
Place of death or woundingHamburg, Germany
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHamburg Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 4), Ohlsdorf, Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr S. and Jane COLGRAVE, Pipers River, Tasmania

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