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Eugene Schuyler EARLE

Regimental number589
Place of birthArmidale, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
OccupationBank clerk
AddressTaylor Street, Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Earle, Taylor Street, Armidale, New South Wales
Previous military service3 years in the Militia
Enlistment date18 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Direct descendant of General Phillip Schupler (American War of Independance)." Details from Mother.
FateKilled in Action 2 December 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death21.8
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 43), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Flora EARLE, "Earlton", Armidale, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Won DCM
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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