|Place of birth||Gunnedah, New South Wales|
|Address||Mansion House Hotel George Street, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Son, Ernest Nancarrow, 66 Goodsir Street, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Casula, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||18th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/35/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||18th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Western Front
Proceeded overseas to France from 5th Training Bn, England, 10 September 1916; marched into 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 11 September 1916.
Marched out to unit, 23 September 1916, and taken on strength of 18th Bn the same day.
Admitted to No 5 Australian Field Ambulance, 18 November 1916 (diarrhoea); transferred to No 38 Casualty Clearing Station, 19 November 1916; to No 39 General Hospital, Le Havre, 23 November 1916 (not yet diagnosed); discharged, 26 November 1916 (pediculosis); marched into 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 28 November 1916.
Admitted to No 26 General Hospital, 21 February 1917 (endocarditis); transferred to England, 26 February 1917; to Norfolk War Hospital, Norwich, 26 February 1917; to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 16 March 1917; discharged to furlough, 21 April 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 May 1917.
Marched into Draft Depot, Perham Downs, 26 May 1917.
Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs and classified C3, 16 June 1917.
Reclassified C2, 19 June 1917.
Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 23 June 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Demosthenes', 27 July 1917, disembarked, 29 September 1917; discharged Sydney (medically unfit: shell concussion and neurasthenia), 30 October 1917.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
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|Sources||NAA: B2455, NANCARROW William|