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Regimental number8284A
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBrass finisher
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.4
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Bracken, 29 Margaret Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 23rd Company, Australian Army Medical Corps, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital 1-6 Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date16 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Orontes', 15 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 16 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRACKEN William

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