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William Rhodes HAIR

Regimental number2185
Place of birthLongwarry, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCooper's Creek, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Colin C Hair, Cooper's Creek near Walhalla, Victoria
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death21.9
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 85), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Colin and Mary HAIR, Cooper's Creek, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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