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Bertie Alexander CUPPLES

Regimental number1630
Place of birthNarrabri, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Pallmallawa, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, Mr Walter Thomas Cupples, Gwyder View, Ballamallan via Moree, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 December 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 28), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Catherine CUPPLES, Oaklands, Pallamallawa, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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