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William Christian VANDERHEIDEN

Regimental number2479
Place of birthHattern, Holland
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationLabourer
AddressBerriwillock, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFriend, Miss Evelyn McNicol, Hospital, Swan Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Willem Christan Vanderheiden on NR
Date of death18 June 1949
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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