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William DUBBER

Regimental number2913
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlasterer
Address29 Marion Street, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9"
Weight113 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Dubber, 29 Marion Street, Camperdown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentBugler
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No 8), France
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 1st Bn, Tel el Kebir, 14 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 23 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.

On Command at 1st Infantry Brigade Headquaters as Runner, 16 August 1916; rejoined Bn from On Command, 23 August 1916.

Admitted to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, 28 November 1916 (venereal sore); transferred to Ambulance Train No 5, 29 November 1916, and admitted to No 18 General Hospital, and thence to 51st General Hospital, 30 November 1916; non-venereal period, 5th General Hospital, Etaples, 30 November-15 December 1916; admitted to 1st Australian Division Base Depot, 15 December 1916; rejoined unit, 23 December 1916.

Entries re venereal period 28-30 November 1916 cancelled on record.

Wounded in action, 8 May 1917 (shrapnel wound, right leg); admitted to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station.

Died of wounds, 9 May 1917.

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

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