Cecil Roy FIELD

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FIELD, Cecil Roy

Service Number: 2057
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Injuries), France, 31 December 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lithgow War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2057, 36th Infantry Battalion
24 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2057, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Sydney

Obit of Cecil Roy Field


SOURCE: The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate-Jan 26 1918

Killed in France.

PRIVATE CECIL ROY FIELD.

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred John Field, of Queen-street, Auburn, last week received official notification of the death of their second son, Private Cecil Roy Field, at the front, in France. The telegram stated that, he was "accidentally killed," but gave no particulars beyond stating that the sad occurrence happened on thee last day of the old year. The particulars will no doubt come later. Deceased, who was 23 years of age, enlisted at Lithgow, where he worked at his trade as a bricklayer. He was of a quiet and reserved disposition and a good living lad. He left for the front in August, 1916, was wounded once and on another occasion was some time in hospital suffering from trench fever. A young brother, Private Sydney Arthur Field, went to the war a few months later and is still there. The Field family resided in Lithgow for years, and were much respected.

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