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Regimental number2543
Place of birthAllora, Darling Downs, Queensland
SchoolAllara, Darling Downs State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStore manager
AddressCannon Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Mrs Julia Brierley, Cannon Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date3 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, 1918 France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 10), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William George and the late Margaret CONLEY. Natie of Allora, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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