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William HYAMS

Regimental number5359
Place of birthExhibition Street, Melbourne City, Victoria
SchoolMelbourne Hebrew School, Victoria
Address46 Delbridge Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Hyams, 616 Station Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHis mother Rachel Hyams died 18/7/24 and his father Phillip Hyams died 19/5/26.
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXIX, Row C, Grave No. 7), Polygon Wood, Zonnekeke
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Phillip and Rachel HYAMS, 912 Drummond Street, Carlton North, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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