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Regimental number2551
Place of birthSydney Flat near Bendigo, Victoria
SchoolSydney Flat and Eaglehawk State Schools, Victoria, and St Andrews College, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address228 Don Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinSister, Mrs Charlotte Turnbull, Barnard Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF7
Promotion date: 28 March 1917

FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot I, Row G, Row 48), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Amelia Lucy ATTWOOD
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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