Cecil Harper BLACK

Birthplace
Zillmere
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Clerk
Enlisted
18-February-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
5312
Rank
Private
Unit
26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcements
Embarked
08-August-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
December 1918
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Railway Honour Board.

 

Cecil Black arrived in France in December 1916. In March 1917 he was wounded in action and hospitalised in Rouen. In June he developed trench fever and was transferred to England for treatment. He remained in England until returning to Australia in December 1918, a month before his 21st birthday.

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