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William FOILAN

Regimental number2395
Place of birthGlebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoot trade
Address22 Alice Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E N Foilan, 22 Alice Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 November 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Place of burialEtretat Churchyard Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Elizabeth Nobel FOILAN, 22 Alice Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales

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