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Regimental number6528
Place of birthBowral, New South Wales
Other NamesWilliam Augustus
ReligionChurch of England
Address96 Elizabeth Street, Zetland, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs H.M. Hackney, 7 Parramatta Road, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceScottish Rifles
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of disease 22 November 1918
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Mary HACKNEY; husband of Haidee HACKNEY, 7 Parramatta Road, Summer Hill, Sydney. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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