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Kenneth William AYLIFFE

Regimental number6947
Place of birthCamden Town, London, England
SchoolRyde House Commercial School, Ripley, Surrey, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMacquarie Street, Cowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Ayliffe, 15 Camplin Street, New Cross, London, SE, England
Enlistment date21 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was buried at Durrington Cemetery, Salisbury Plains and a monument of granite was erected by the united subscriptions of the men of his Battalion to his memory and those of other Australians who died in training in England.
FateDOD; secondary fate: DOI 19 February 1917
Place of death or woundingSalisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England
Date of death19 February 1917
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery, Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Charlotte AYLIFFE, 8 Ivydale Road, Nunhead, London, England
Other details

War service: England

Died of bronch-pneumonia.

Medal: British War Medal

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