Service Number: 358
Enlisted: 17 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: East Greta, New South Wales, Australia , 26 November 1895
Home Town: Weston, Cessnock, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Passchendaele, Belgium, 12 October 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

17 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 358, 34th Infantry Battalion
2 May 1916: Involvement Private, 34th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
2 May 1916: Embarked Private, 34th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Sydney
12 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, 358, 34th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 358 awm_unit: 34th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1917-10-12

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