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William John HEWBY

Regimental number3678
Place of birthGingin, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurvey cadet
AddressAyett Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A G Hewby, Ayett Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 51), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Louisa HEWBY, "Glenthorn", Agett Road, Claremont, Western Australia

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