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Herbert CREED

Regimental number4169
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
SchoolSt Ignatius, Richmond, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
AddressRichmond Terrace, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr T Creed, Richmond Terrace, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBecourt Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row R, Grave No. II0, Becorder-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Alice CREED, 123 Richmond Terrace, Richmond, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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