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William Bowen GARTSIDE

Regimental number279
Place of birthHarcourt Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressHarcourt, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Abraham F Gartside, Harcourt, Victoria
Previous military service66th Infantry
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Salvage Company
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 December 1981

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