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William Lincoln RAE

Regimental number4765
Place of birthMarrickville, New South Wales
SchoolGlenorie Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBoronia Road, Glenorie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A Rae, Boronia Road, Glenorie, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces, Sydney, NSW
Enlistment date28 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death24.5
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row A, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Annie RAE, "Tres Bon", View Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Donald Mac Rae
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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