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William Henry BAGSTER

Regimental number7444
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolState School, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
AddressTaringa, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, L E Bagster, Mount Cootha Road, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets (Compulsory Military Training scheme).
Enlistment date21 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 April 1918
Place of death or woundingH?buterne, France
Date of death10 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1 (VI. C. 25.), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Louise Edward and Kate Bagster, Taringa, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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