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William VINCENT

Regimental number176
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, and Christian Brothers (Catholic) School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address24 Short Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Charles Vincent, Lion Brewery, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Enlistment date13 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 38), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Harriet VINCENT, 114 Bennett Street, East Perth, Western Australia. Native of Port Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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