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William Alexander MILSOP

Regimental number19110
Date of birth1873
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Address66 Margaret Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 11"
Weight177 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susana Matilda Milsop, 66 Margaret Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMarrickville, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 28
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 12 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialAchiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Susannah MILSOP, Shackel Avenue, Concord, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3842 Driver Arthur Johnson MILSOP, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 13th April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILSOP William Alexander

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