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Regimental number7266
Place of birthSt Marys, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoal miner
AddressSt Marys, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Davern, St Marys, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine DAVERN, St. Mary's Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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