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William George BASSELL

Regimental number5333
Place of birthBirchip, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressLeeton via Yanco, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height6' 1"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs H M Bassett, Leeton via Yanco, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Mechanical Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 17 April 1920
Discharge date5 September 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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