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William James STIRLING

Regimental number386
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolOrbost and Gippsland State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressRochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Stirling, Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 February 1917
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 36), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Robina Harvey STIRLING, Orbost, Gippsland, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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