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William Alfred GURNEY

Regimental number3210
Date of birth19 July 1896
Place of birthLeichardt New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address3 Florence Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Gurney, 3 Florence Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded on Embarkation Roll as GUERNEY.
Date of death7 June 1984
Age at death87
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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