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William Henry PERRATON

Regimental number5191
Place of birthMaryborough Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address356 High Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M K Perraton, 356 High Street, Prahran, Victoria
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row S, Grave No. 35), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and May PERRATON, 11 Princes Street, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Maryborough, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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