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William John STEAD

Regimental number370
Place of birthPaddington, Sydney New South Wales
SchoolAshfield and Five-Dock Public Schools, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationReal estate agent
AddressHenry Street, Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William John Stead, Henry Street, Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row B, Grave Nod. 8), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Charlotte G. STEAD, "Southwood", Henry Street, Five Dock, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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