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David Ronald FACEY

Regimental number5072
SchoolGolden Square State School, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
Address808 High Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinUncle, Mr R Kenworthy, 808 High Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBray Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine FACEY. Native of Baker's Creek, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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