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William Angus HAIR

Regimental number8898
Place of birthMount Mercer
SchoolGaribaldi, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A U Hair, Durham Lead, Essex, England
Previous military service70th Infantry; Three years served in the Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll48164
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 13 July 1918
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialFrenchencourt Communal Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Angus and Ann HAIR. Native of Garibaldi, Victoria

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