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William Edgar Harvey STORER

Place of birthSurry Hills, New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address'Morvale', 23 Prospect Street, Leichhardt, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Storer, 'Morvale', 23 Prospect Street, Leichhardt, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as Lieutenant in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date11 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name13th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 February 1917
Place of death or woundingGuedecourt, near Bapaume, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot XII, Row A, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Woronora Cemetery, New South Wales. (Name on family headstone: W.E. Harry STORER) Parents: William Edgar and Alice Elizabeth STORER. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1047 Sergeant John Reginald STORER MM & Bar, 2nd Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 5 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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