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William Joseph McLEAN

Regimental number398
Place of birthTabulam New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressRiver Street, Casino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, William McLean, River Street, Casino, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death27 February 1957

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