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William John BELLERT

Regimental number269
Place of birthGayndah Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressByrnestown, Gayndah Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Bellert, Byrnestown, Gayndah Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death12 October 1917
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 19), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth BELLERT, Byrnestown, Payndah Line, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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