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William James PROSSER

Regimental number31087
Place of birthWoonona, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address95 Grafton Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Prosser, Edenvale Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 23
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 19 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAdministrative Headquarters
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret PROSSER. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 April 1939
Age at death47
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, New South Wales

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