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Regimental number3013
Place of birthAlbert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, Glenferrie, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNarracoorte, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Bennett, Narracoorte, South Australia
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of disease 7 December 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death19.3
Place of burialIsmaillia War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 119), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Oakleigh, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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