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William Henry AIKMAN

Regimental number2329
Date of birth1888
Place of birthNorth Sydney, New South Wales
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBricklayer
Address436 Miller Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height6' 0"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs G Aikman, 436 Miller Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death17 July 1918
Age at death30
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row R, Grave No. I), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
SourcesNAA: B2455, AIKMAN William Henry

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