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William Patrick VAN GELDER

Regimental number18032
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMoss Vale, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Van Gelder, Eureka Park, Avoca, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st and 2nd Field Troops
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Squadron Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Williem Patrick Van-Gelder on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Avoca Roll of Honour, Waratah Hall, Avoca, New South Wales.

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