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Cecil Roland FAIRHEAD

Regimental number3572
Place of birthNarrogin Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCuballing, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Frederick Charles Fairhead, Cuballing, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 24 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 February 1918
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Belgium
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialLancashire Cottage Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 9), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick Charles and Susanna FAIRHEAD, Narrogin, Western Australia. Native of Cuballing, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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