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William Henry SCHAFER

Regimental number7154
Place of birthGrafton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressGrafton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Schafer, Bacon Street, Grafton, New South Wales
Previous military service12th Infantry
Enlistment date23 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Base Reception Camp
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919

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