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Regimental number2793
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
Other NamesWilliam Jefferson
SchoolChristian Brothers, Townsville, Qld (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHyde Park, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Summerfield, Hyde Park, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death21
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Henencourt Wood Cemetery Memorial), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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