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William John BLACK

Regimental number882
SchoolState School, Melton, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationChaff cutter
AddressMelton Railway Station, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Black, Melton Railway Station, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1917
Place of death or woundingDickebusch, Belgium
Date of death31 July 1917
Age at death27
Place of burialDickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 19), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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