5 March 1880 at Mackay, QLD, Australia.
John Symons AVERY.
Elizabeth Livingston EDGAR.
Coningsby State School, QLD and Brisbane Grammar
and Enlistment Details
at Enlistment: Brisbane,
Details: Embarked Overseas
on 1 May
1916 with 49th Battalion,
Reinforcements at Sydney,
NSW on Ship H.M.A.T. A46 "Clan
of Death: Killed
in Action on 4 April 1918 while
serving with 59th
Battalion at Bouzencourt, France at the age
of 38 years.
place: No known grave.
Father, Mr. John Avery, Taringa, Brisbane,
the time he was killed Reg was an observer at Battalion Headquarters.
He was killed when hit by a piece of shrapnel.
It was not possible to bury him at the time due to the Germans attacking
the British lines and his body was left in “No
Avery family lived at Coningsby near Farleigh and were pioneers in the district.
Panel 166, Australian War Memorial;
National Memorial, Villers-Brettoneux,