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William Charles SHILCOCK

Regimental number769
Place of birthSouthampton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address29 East Street, Torrensville, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs A L Shilcock, 29 East Street, Torrensville, South Australia
Enlistment date27 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit name2nd Squadron, 1st Reinforcement, Australian Flying Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/5/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateDied of disease 18 January 1919
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialCologne Southern Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 21), Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Annie Louise SHILCOCK, 14 Milner Road, West Hilton, South Australia. Native of Southampton, England
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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