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Henry Thomas ESTOPPEY

Regimental number1627
Place of birthWindsor, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBriagolong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M H Estoppey, Briagolong, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 January 1917
Age at death20
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 2A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henri August and Caroline Ellen ESTOPPEY, Briagolong Post Office, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 55137 Pte Frederick Montague ESTOPPEY, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919; Step-brother: 2619 Lance Corporal John Rule CHILTON, 7th Bn, killed in action, 17 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Died of bronchial-pneumonia.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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