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William SALTER

Regimental number5612
Place of birthDunkeld, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressFarrell's Flat, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 9"
Weight188 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs S Salter, Farrell's Flat, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Place of enlistmentBurra, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, October 1916, Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexanda and Catherine SALTER
Discharge date14 January 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT A32 'Themistocles', 5 November 1917; disembarked 28 December 1917; discharged (medically unit), Adelaide, 14 January 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death24 May 1938
Age at death65
Place of burialSoldiers Memorial, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SALTER William

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