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David Ignatius FIELD

Regimental number2407
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
Schoolpublic school
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
AddressPomeroy via Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Smith, Pomeroy via Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death28
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jeremiah and Sarah Theresa Smith FIELD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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