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Regimental number7030
Place of birthBideford, England
SchoolState School, Queensland
Age on arrival in Australia5
OccupationWood machinist
AddressWindsor, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs A C Colwill, Harris Street, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date25 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Canberra on 16 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death36
Place of burialProspect Hill Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 18), Gauy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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