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William MANSON

Regimental number6092
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolChrist Church St Lawrence School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
Address75 George Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Mrs Jane Frisby, 75 George Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 14), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret MANSON. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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