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William Allen MASCHWITZ

Regimental number8945
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolBarter College, Hornsby near Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBuckingham Street, Killara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Maschwitz, Buckingham Street, Killara, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBrandhoek New Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 14), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lena MASCHWITZ, "Lyttelton", Buckingham Road, Kildare, New South Wales. Native of Sydney

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