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Ward William STORY

Regimental number8347
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressClara Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Story, Clara Street, Norwood, South Australia
Previous military service34th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 30 July 1916
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 17), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Harrison and Sarah STORY. Native of Norwood, South Australia

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