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Hugh Patrick COMANS

Regimental number6974
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
AddressCave Hill Road, Lilydale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr D Comans, Lilydale PO, Victoria
Enlistment date9 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlsited 9 September 1916 - 5th Bn 23rd Reinforcements; taken on strength 5th Bn 28 June 1917; nortally wounded 20 September 1917.
FateDied of wounds 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 39), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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