Cecil Melville DESLANDES

Regimental number3046
Place of birthSemaphore, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationArchitects draftsman
AddressWater Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Deslandes, Water Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row U, Grave No. 16), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Frederick and Rebecca DESLANDES, Water Street, Semaphore, South Australia