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William John SARGENT

Regimental number5484
Place of birthWesley England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Addressc/o W.G. Rigby, Piavella, Prairie
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, T. Sargent, Wesley, Waterless, England
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave Mo. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mr THOMAS and Mrs S. SARGENT, Dullingham Ley, Newmarket, Cambs, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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