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William Henry LETT

Regimental number517
Place of birthBirmingham England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCook
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs W H Lett, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in South Africa, 1898-1902.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name1 Divisional Train (1 to 4 Coys Army Service Corps) October, 1914
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adeladie, South Australia, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1915
Date of death5 May 1920
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialOrange Cemetery (Roman Catholic Section), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Legal Widow MRS SARAH LETT - STATED TO BE RESIDING IN NEW ZEALAND. Husband of Mrs Marie BAILEY (re-married). Native of Handsworth, Birmingham, England
Other detailsWar service: Egypt
Date of death5 May 1920
Age at death48
Place of burialOrange Cemetery, New South Wales

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