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William Rogert PLOVMAN

Regimental number3646
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWaratah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, F Plovman, Turners Lane, George Town, Waratah, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 April 1917
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 4), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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