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Regimental number3135
Place of birthBallarat West Victoria
SchoolState School No. 33, Ballarat, Victoria
AddressBallarat South, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Thomas Curnow, 225 Raglan Street, Ballarat South, Victoria
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 20), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jean CURNOW, 225 Raglan Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsSister: Sister Isobel Kathleen CURNOW, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 1 January 1919; Brother: 7227 Pte Leonard James CURNOW, 58th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 July 1918; Cousins: Captain K.M. MORTIMER, 29th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916; 2446 Pte David Horn MORTIMER, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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