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William Woolridge BEACH

Regimental number2374
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Other NamesWilliam Woodridge
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBoort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinFriend, John Phillips, Boort, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 January 1957
Place of burialHeidelberg Cemetery

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