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William REABURN

Regimental number1016
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolCentral Brunsiwck State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address37 Laura Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Silana Reaburn, 37 Laura Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 May 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret REABURN; husband of Selina REABURN, 63 Edward Street, Brunswick East, Victoria. Native of Melbourne
Family/military connectionsBrothers: John Aiken Reaburn; Arthur Ernest Reaburn; both returned.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Roll of Honour circular states place of death as Lonesome Pine.

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