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William THEW

Regimental number6839
Place of birthRylstone, New South Wales
SchoolRylstone Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address49 Percival Road, Leichhardt Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Thew, 49 Percival Road, Leichhardt Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as William Edward THEW.
FateDied of wounds 27 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death27
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery Enclosure No. 2 (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 15), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary Jane THEW
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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