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William Hawden PRESSLEY

Regimental number3016
Place of birthWangaratta Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPeeramon, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Charles Pressley, Katandra PO, Katandra, Victoria
Enlistment date20 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 24), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3017 Pte George PRESSLEY, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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