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William Albert MOFFAT

Regimental number4248
Date of birth21 December 1888
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBookkeeper
AddressFarina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.2
Height5' 7.5"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Moffat, Farina, South Australia
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBurra, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPCPL
Unit name32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 7 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Discharge date16 August 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 19 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: wounded: amputated right thigh), Adelaide, 16 August 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as MOFFATT.
Date of death23 December 1962
Age at death73
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOFFAT William Albert

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