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William Henry McALLISTER

Regimental number8962
Place of birthHighfield Hotel
SchoolCentral State School
Address121 Melville Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, R McAllister, 121 Melville Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets, Artillery
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
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 Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"By the letters I have received he was well respected by Officers and men of his Battery". Details from R McAllister, Uncle, 121 Melville Street, Hobart
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHindenburg Line
Age at death22
Place of burialHergicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Ellen MCALLISTER. Native of Hobart, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousin: Henry Christie, killed. Cousin: Fred Christie, wounded

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