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William SALISBURY

Regimental number9073
Place of birthKnapp's Creek, Queensland
SchoolKnapp's Creek Provisional School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressKnapps Creek, Beaudesert, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Salisbury, Knapps Creek, Beaudesert, Queensland
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 July 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35.6
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 26), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret SALISBURY, Knapp's Creek, Beaudesert, Queensland

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