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William GENTNER

Regimental number420
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressGravel Pit-road, Nundah, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Gentner, Gravel Pit Road, Nundah, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3329
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 November 1916
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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