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William FRY

Regimental number3145
Place of birthPenclawdd, Wales
SchoolElementary School, Wales
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Fry, Penlan, Penclawdd, Swansea, Wales
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row O, Grave No. 25A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Elizabeth FRY, Penlan, Penclawdd, Swansea
Miscellaneous detailsMother's address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Swansea, Wales, England.

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