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Melville William John RILSTONE

Regimental number1763
Place of birthBowden South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlumber
AddressDrayton Street, Bowden, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Rilstone, Drayton Street, Bowden, South Australia
Enlistment date11 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Sanitation Section
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

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