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Regimental number6541
Place of birthNorth Sydney New South Wales
SchoolSt Leonards Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
AddressNorth Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs G Courtney, 16 Munroe Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Orders

Recommendation date: 22 August 1918

FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Grace COURTNEY, 16 Munro Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Robert Courtney, killed Pozieres, France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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