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William Frederick TABKE

Regimental number4550
Date of birth3 June 1893
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Walsh, Clematis Street, Gympie, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Discharge date1 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 30 April 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, neck)), Brisbane, 1 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No Q1877080.
SourcesNAA: B2455, TABKE William Frederick

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