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Regimental number2465
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
SchoolRoman Catholic School, NSW
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCobalt Street, Mount Zyon, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Creedon, Cobalt Street, Mount Zyon, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNot officially notified of place of death. Buried Malt Trench near Bapaume.
FateKilled in Action 2 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (plot IV, Row K, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Denis and Margaret CREEDON, Cobalt Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales

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