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Regimental number5068
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs I Cooper, 216 Harrington Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness whilst on leave, Glasgow, Scotland.
FateDied of disease 27 November 1918
Age at death31.1
Place of burialGlasgow Western Necrpospolis (Row N, Grave No. II), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania. Photo: Tasmanian Headstone Project
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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