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William SOLANO

Regimental number3478
Place of birthGippsland, Victoria
SchoolCarlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressThornbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Solano, 9 Benjamin Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of disease 14 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialLongpre-les-Corps Saints British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Mary SOLANO; brother of Alice SOLANO, 9 Benjamin Street, Thornbury, Melbourne, Australia. Native of Foster, Gippslalnd, Victoria

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