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William Percy LAIDLER

Regimental number6295
Place of birthStaffordshire Reef Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAttendant
AddressHospital for the Insane, Ararat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, John Laidler, Post Office, Staffordshire Reef, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 July 1963
Age at death77
Place of burialArarat Cemetery, Victoria

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