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William Howe IRVING

Regimental number2806
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolBrisbane Grammar School
Other trainingCitizens Forces
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Katherine Ann Irving, Grevillea, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Infantry Brigade Headquarters
FateKilled in Action 6 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death23
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 49), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Katharine IRVING, "Grevillea", Kelvin Grove, Brisbane

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