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William James ROONEY

Regimental number4605
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressButler Street, California Gully, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence M Rooney, Harvey Town, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Date of death9 January 1932
Place of burialEaglehawk Cemetery

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