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William Alfred TENNANT

Regimental number3486
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
AddressMildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Mary Eleanor Esse, 'Palm Lodge', Mildura, Victoria
Enlistment date19 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin (friend's) name incorrectly spelled ESSEY on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death12 November 1972
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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