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Regimental number7887
Date of birth11 March 1895
Place of birthAldgate, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, South Australia
AddressNorthumberland Street, Marryatville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate B Crompton, Northumberland Street, Marryatville, South Australia
Enlistment date9 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 4, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/102/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll8799
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDischarged 28 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Villers Bretonneux, France, 8 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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