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William NAPIER

Regimental number3894
Place of birthBrunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolAlbert Stree Public School, Brunswick
Address391 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Napier, 391 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death21.11
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row g, grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth NAPIER, 23 Bunnerong Road Daryville, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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