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Valentine DEXTER

Regimental number2470
Place of birthRavensbourne, Queensland
SchoolEast Perth School, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressTingha, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinAunt, Mrs J W Archibald, Tingha, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column Section 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularIn 1912 received a commendation from the Royal Humane Society for saving a man from drowning.
FateDied of wounds 2 November 1917
Place of death or woundingAnzac Ridge, nr Ypres, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row K, Grave No 30), nr Ieper, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Jean DEXTER. Native of Ravensbourne, Queensland
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 19
Date: 14 February 1918

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