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Regimental number621
Place of birthEast London, England
SchoolBarking Road, Canning Town
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShip's fireman
Address18 Durham Road, Canningtown, London East
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Flintham, Durham Road Canningtown, London East
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 March 1918
Place of death or woundingWulverghem, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialWulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Mililtary Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 21), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Johanna FLINTHAM, 18 Durham Road, Canning Town, London, England
Family/military connectionsNil

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