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William Robert McWATERS

Regimental number7280
Place of birthWangaratta Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKiewa via Huon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs J McWaters, Tallangatta, Victoria
Enlistment date13 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of disease 25 February 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave Ndo. 39), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Died of sickness 25th February, 1918. Parents: Joseph and Josephine MCWATERS, Kiewa, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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