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William James RANDLE

Regimental number5898
Place of birthKettering, Northamptonshire, England
SchoolCouncil School, Park Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionMethodist
OccupationWardsman
AddressPort Douglas, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, James Dunstan Randle, 108 Wood Street,Kettering, North Hampshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row O, Grave No. 5B), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth RANDLE, 108 Wood Street, Kettering, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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