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William Francis NOWLAND

Regimental number3871
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSawyer
Address66 Wilson Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.8
Height5' 6.25"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, F Nowland, 66 Wilson Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date30 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Dongala', 24 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 August 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 30 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death25 November 1934
Age at death42
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery (Sec. R.C. 8, 2420), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, NOWLAND William Francis

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