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William Keith SEABROOK

Regimental number6182
Place of birthBulli, New South Wales
Address64 Margaret Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 7.25"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, William George Seabrook, 64 Margaret Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Commonwealth Cadets as 2Lt; 1st Lt in AIF training soldiers for the Front.
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row B, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Fanny SEABROOK, Great North Road, Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6147 Pte Theo. Leslie SEABROOK, 17th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917; 6174 Pte George Ross SEABROOK, 17th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SEABROOK William Keith

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