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Cecil John ESSEX

Regimental number2403
Place of birthBunbury, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address24 Arundel Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Anne Greenham, 157 Holland Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2403a
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2404 Pte Leslie Francis ESSEX, 51st Bn, died of wounds, 26 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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