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Regimental number6012
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
Address1 Saffron Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinWife, Mrs E B Douglass, 1 Saffron Street, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date18 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Enlisted 18th April, 1916 and was posted to 14th Battalion, 10th Reinforcements. Taken on Strength, 14th Battalion, 26th December, 1916. Mortally wounded 11th April, 1917." Details from Widow.
FateDied of wounds 12 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death19
Place of burialAchiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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