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Regimental number6250
Place of birthLondon England
SchoolMerton Road Local County Council School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, R W Duchars, 23 Elsenham Street, Wandsworth, London SW, England
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBazentin-Le-Petit Military Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs F.F. DUCHARS, 23 Elseham Streeet, Southfields, London, England. Native of Fulham, London
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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