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William Ronald SANDERS

Regimental number5895
Place of birthLake Rowan, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressUnion Farm, Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 11"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinStep-Mother, Mrs Hannah Maria Sanders, Union Farm, Albury, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 February 1952
Age at death64
Place of burialAlbury Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SANDERS William Ronald

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