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William INGLIS

Date of birth13 October 1874
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Address'Argyle', Arthur Street, Kogarah, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Inglis, 'Argyle', Arthur Street, Kogarah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Boer War, 1899-1902.
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Promotion date: 12 August 1915


Unit: 47th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', fourth Supplement, No. 29763 (22 September 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184 (14 December 1916)

FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William A and Joan INGLIS

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Medaille militaire (France)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 30
Date: 25 March 1920

Discharge date19 March 1918
Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, Medaille militaire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 1 William INGLIS for first period of service.
Date of death10 January 1941
Age at death67
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, INGLIS William

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