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William Ernest BOND

Regimental number1845
Place of birthBroadmeadows, Victoria
SchoolHigh School, Hay, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlumber
AddressMcLeary Street, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, E. Bond, McLeary Street, Dubbo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets: 42nd Infantry
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 August 1915
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Age at death35
Discharge date25 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1464 Driver Herbert Stanley Clive BOND, 4th Motor Transport Section, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine.

Taken on strength of Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Maadi, Egypt, 17 January 1916.

Taken on strength of 2nd Light Horse Reserve Regiment, Maadi, 1 March 1916.

Attached to Bde Headquarters, Tel el Kebir, 2 July 1916.

Taken on strength of Anzac Mounted Division Headquarters, Romani, 27 August 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Madras', 27 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 August 1919; discharged Sydney (termination of period of enlistment), 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOND William Ernest

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