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William HOUSTON

Regimental number2678
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFireman
Address19 Donelly Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, John Houston, 15 Taylor Street, Ayr, Scotland
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Date of death19 November 1962
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery

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