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William John GLEESON

Regimental number6273
Place of birthWollongong New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Gleeson, Atchison Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2873 Pte Stephen Francis GLEESON, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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