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William George Morley THEOBALD

Regimental number792
Place of birthLittle Downham, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
SchoolThe Grammar School, March, Cambridgeshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Theobald, Millbank, Lillapost, Cambridgeshire, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorial Force, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20.5
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 60), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Hannah Jackson THEOBALD, Station Road, Littleport, Cambridgeshire, England. Native of Little Downham, Cambridgeshire
Family/military connectionsCousin: John (Jack) BENYON, RAMC, killed in action, France.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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