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William Morton BLACK

Regimental number6358
Place of birthPambula New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyors
AddressMerrimbula, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G Black, Merimbula, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBorn on 4 February 1894. Enlisted 26 November 1915. Taken on strength, 1st Bn, 13 February 1917. Wounded at Broodseinde, Belgium, 4 October 1917.
FateKilled in Action 13 March 1918
Place of death or woundingHazebrouck, France
Date of death13 April 1918
Age at death24
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 5), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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