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William Charles MAXWELL

Regimental number1697
Place of birthHanandera, New South Wales
SchoolHanandera Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressNarrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Maxwell, Newtown, Narrandera, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 24), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah MAXWELL, Newtown, Narrandera, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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