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William George BILL

Regimental number9824
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolCowra District School, New South Wales
Other trainingSydney Technical College; University of Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationUniversity student
Address'Leumeah', Cowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 10.75"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Bill, 'Leumeah', Cowra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets for 1 year; 3.5 years in the 33rd Field Company Army Engineers, Sydney; still serving at time of AIF enlistment..
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentProvisional Acting CPL
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
FateDied at sea 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingAt sea
Date of death20 July 1916
Age at death22.6
Place of burialAt sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Other details

Died at sea, 20 July 1916, en route from Australia.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BILL William George

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