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World War 1, Europe, HEPPINGSTONE, 1916


Studio portrait of George and Claude Heppingstone



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3062 Bombadier Claude Athol Heppingstone of Brunswick Junction enlisted on 7 October 1914 as a Driver with the Divisional Ammunition Column. He departed Fremantle on HMAT A7 Medic on 2 November 1914. He died of wounds at Pozieres France on 23 July 1916 while serving with a Trench Mortar Battery. He is buried in the Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension.
He was a member of Canning's second expedition 1908-10 to equip the Canning Stock Route.

Australian Army Museum of Western Australia

Australian Army Museum of Western Australia

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