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William SURCH

Regimental number2495
Date of birth15 August 1891
Place of birthSouthport, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 4.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Surch, Coomera, Queensland
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2495A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Discharge date18 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 17 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 18 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B884, SURCH William

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