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William Richard PRIESTLY

Regimental number2171
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
Address119 Evans Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Vera Jane Hirst Priestly, 119 Evans Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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