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Claude DEWSNAP

Regimental number3071
Place of birthMaldon, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressAllard Street Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary A Dewsnap, Allard Street, Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Joseph and Mary Ann DEWSNAP, 19 Potter Street Prahran, Victoria. Native of Maldon, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 66 Lance Corporal George DEWSNAP MM, 2nd Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 6 June 1918;
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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