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Regimental number6948
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolBoard School, London WC, England
Other trainingButcher
Age on arrival in Australia17.6
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAnglewood, Dunedoo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E. Archer, 41 Garden Road, Folkestone, Kent, England
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPoperinghe, Belgium
Date of death22 September 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row C, Grave No. 1A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth ARCHER, 41 Garden Road, Folkestone, Kent, England. Native of Folkstone
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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