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William Henry UNDERWOOD

Regimental number6339
Date of birth28 March 1895
Place of birthWoodville, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWoodville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 3.75"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ellen Underwood, Port Road, Woodville, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1.5 years in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Discharge date20 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Khyber', 31 March 1919; discharged Medically unfit: gun shot wound, left leg), Adelaide, 20 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No S67834.
SourcesNAA: B2455, UNDERWOOD William Henry

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