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William Turnbull HALLIDAY

Regimental number817
Date of birth22 May 1893
Place of birthEdinburgh,Scotland
SchoolEdinburgh, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address1 Peter Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5.5"
Weight114 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jeannie Halliday, Napier Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
FateDischarged 8 May 1916
Discharge date8 May 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 17833 Sapper Peter HALLIDAY, 4th Field Company Engineers, killed in action, 4 May 1918.; Brother: Frank HALLIDAY
Other details

Disembarked Fremantle, 1 April 1916 (sick: chronic rheumatism); returned to Sydney, 15 April 1916.

Discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 8 May 1916.

Not eligible for war medals.
Date of death28 November 1978
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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