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William LOVE

Regimental number461
Place of birthAdamstown , New South Wales
SchoolAdamstown State School, New South Wales
Address3rd Street, Adamstown, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Love, 3rd Street, Adamstown, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 July 1916
Place of death or woundingBailleul, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 42), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Margaret LOVE, corner of Third and Wood Streets, Adamstown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Wounded in action (gun shot woud, head), 12 July 1916, and admitted to 8th Field Ambulance, and then transferred to 8th Casualty Clearing Station.

Died of wounds, 12 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LOVE William

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