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Regimental number633
Date of birth22 May 1893
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
SchoolCastlemaine State School, Victoria
OccupationBoot trade
Address60 Moore Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Annear, 60 Moore Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name6th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row E, Grave No 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Florence ANNEARS, 724 St Phillip Street, Brunswick East, Victoria. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli (wounded; evcuated; returned, 22 May 1915; commissioned in the field, 9 August 1915); Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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