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William Thomas AIRD

Regimental number4127
Place of birthMoruya, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address37 Campbell Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.6
Height5' 9.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr. F. Aird, 37 Campbell Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4127a
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 January 1919
Discharge date3 August 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of York', 21 January 1919 (deformity, great toe); discharged (medically unfit: pulmonary tuberculosis), Sydney, 3 August 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 May 1974
Place of burialFrenchs Forest Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, AIRD William Thomas

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