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William James Pote IVEY

Regimental number2103
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
SchoolBroken Hill District School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Henry Ivey, 76 Blue Point Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was the son of J H Ivey who was Mayor of Broken Hill in 1904 and 1908. He joined the clerical staff of the Broken Hill Municipal Council as a junior shortly after leaving school and at the time of enlistment was Ledger Keeper (details from father, J H Ivey, 76 Blues Point Road, North Sydney)
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialSpecial Memorial, Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegstreet, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John Henry and Harriet Ivey
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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