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William Richard NANSCAWEN

Regimental number1627
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraphist, Railways
AddressGeelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Nanscawen, 205 Dawson Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date20 October 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameMarch 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Date of death7 May 1969
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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