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Regimental number25891
Place of birthLondon England
SchoolWater Lane School, Stratford and later British Orphan School, Slough, Bucks, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoda dispenser
Address19 Gale Street, Balaclava, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs G May, 149 Green Street, Forest Gate, London, England
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 14, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWhile serving in P&O Steamship Co, was wrecked on 'Delhi' off Cape Spartel 13/12/11, was one of the last to leave ship.
FateKilled in Action 5 March 1918
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death25
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Balaclava, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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