The AIF Project

William Clifford OATES

Regimental number27653
Place of birthDooen Victoria
Address44 Merton Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W H Oates, Railway Station, Upper Fern Tree Gully, Victoria
Previous military service63rd Infantry
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateReturned to Australia 10 February 1918
Date of death15 March 1950
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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