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William Ewart TANNER

Regimental number3674
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
Other NamesWilliam Ernest
ReligionBaptist
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressHorton Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 10"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinFather, Sydney Frederick Tanner, Horton Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of varicocele)
Enlistment date1 August 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 33rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Canberra on 16 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Company, Australian Army Service Corps, Anzac Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 26 December 1918
Discharge date28 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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