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William Penton PAYNE

Regimental number81
Place of birthKnaphill England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSlater
Address123 Darlington Road, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ella Rose Payne, 123 Darlington Road, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant (Cook)
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Date of death21 September 1955
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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