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William Alfred TWEEDIE

Regimental number4373
Place of birthDubbo, New South Wales
SchoolCowra Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address27 Denison Road, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Tweedie, 27 Denison Road, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with Militia.
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBeaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 7), Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Robert and Susan Elizabeth TWEEDIE, 2 Carshalton Street, Croydon, New South Wales. Native of Dubbo
Family/military connectionsUncle: 2 Uncles killed in action. Cousin: 1 Cousin killed in action. Brother: 2 younger brothers also served.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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