William George NATT

Regimental number1198
Date of birth3 January 1893
Place of birthJeparit, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred George Natt, Edithburgh, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7/11/1915
Discharge date3 March 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1197 Pte Charles Ernest NATT, 50th Bn, killed in action, 13 September 1918; 3427 Lance Corporal Roy NATT, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 20 May 1915.

Wounded in action, 10 August 1915 (gun shot wound, upper extremities; admitted to HS 'Georgian', 11 August 1915; transferred from Lemnos to England, 14 August 1915, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 23 August 1915 (gun shot wound and pneumonia).

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Runic', 7 November 1915 (gun shot wound, leg and arm; pneumonia); discharged (medically unfit), 3 March 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as MATT.
SourcesNAA: B2455, NATT William George