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William John BASKETT

Regimental number6560
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Baskett, 40 Albany Road, West Ealing, London, England
Enlistment date9 November 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 April 1945
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia

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