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William James LATTA

Regimental number6017
Place of birthWarrnambool Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
AddressWoolsthorpe via Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWilliam Latta, Woolsthorpe via Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name5th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1597 Driver John Francis LATTA, 4th Light Horse Regiment, died of disease, 12 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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