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Number: Private 5339

Battalion: 60th Battalion

Place of Birth: Macarthur Victoria

Next of Kin: His wife Florence Baulch

Date and place of enlistment: Brunswick 21/2/1916

Physical details on enlistment: Age 31 years 5 months,
163 pounds, blue eyes and brown hair

Religion: Methodist

Occupation: Builders labourer

Date and place of death: He was killed in action on
26/9/1917 at Polygon Wood

Location of grave or memorial: He was buried at the Oxford Road Cemetery Ypres

Relationship to Woorayl Shire: He and his wife lived in the Dumbalk/Dollar area in 1914


Military History:

21/2/16 He enlisted in Brunswick
4/4/1916 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Euripides
12/5/1916 He disembarked Egypt
24/5/19 16 He was allotted to the 59th Battalion
21/6/1916 He embarked Alexandria
30/6/1916 He disembarked Marseilles
19/8/1916 He was appointed an acting sergeant at Etaples
7/10/1916 He reverted to Corporal
7/4/1917 He reverted to Private
13/4/1917 He transferred to the 60th Battalion
3/8/1917 He went to England on leave
14/9/1917 He returned from leave
5/10/1917 He was killed in action
At the time of his death Florence was living in Maryborough
He left everything to Florence in his will written on 5/6/1917
27/9/1922 Florence received his plaque

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BAULCH, Earnest

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