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Private 1154
37th Battalion
Bunyip, Victoria
His mother, Mrs. Susan Collister of Ameys Track via Foster, Victoria
Leongatha, Victoria 8/3/1916
Age 19 years 1 month, 5'6", blue eyes and light brown hair
Farm labourer
He was killed in action at Villers Bretonneux on the 22/6/1918
He was buried in the Adelaide British Cemetery Villers Bretonneux
He enlisted in Leongatha, Victoria

He attended Foster State School
He is on the Foster Honour Roll
8/3/16 He enlisted in Leongatha
3/6/16 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Persic
25/7/16 He arrived Plymouth
22/11/16 He went to France via Southampton
16/2/17 He was wounded in the field
17/2/17 He has an abrasion to the left eyelid.
12/3/17 He is admitted to hospital in Boulogne
24/4/17 He marched out to the front
29/9/17 He is sick in hospital with influenza
14/10/17 He leaves France for England with trench feet
He was in trouble being AWL until early February 1918
29/3/18 He rejoined his Battalion at Rouelles France
22/6/18 He was killed in action
His effects were: 1 mirror (broken), 1 note book, unit colours, cards, YMCA wallet, photos, letters, and 1 shoulder title.
In March 1926 a letter regarding a photograph of his grave was sent to the Imperial War Graves Commission
In his will he left his estate to his mother


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