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Regimental number5671
Place of birthBacchus Marsh Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWilliam Street, Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Cumming, William Street, Preston, Victoria
Previous military serviceEnlisted 1 March 1916 - 5 Battalion 17th Reinforcement; taken on strength 60 Battalion 12 November 1916; mortally wounded 12 May 1917.
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death21
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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