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William SANDS

Regimental number603
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCordial maker
Addressc/o Mrs Pope, Thompson Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Sands, 66 Ashford Road, Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II.
Date of death6 October 1954
Age at death60
Place of burialHay Cemetery, New South Wales

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