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William Ernest BAILLIE

Regimental number3762
Place of birthPort Lincoln, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPort Lincoln, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6.75"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Grace Mary Baillie, Northshields, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Discharge date7 December 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1935 Gunner George Edward BAILLIE, 5th Division Artillery, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 May 1971
Place of burialDunsborough Cemetery

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