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Hector William WADE

Regimental number925
Place of birthSale, Victoria
SchoolNortham State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine cleaner
Address49 Good Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Wade, Kellerberrin PO, Kellerberrin, Western Australia
Previous military service88th Infantry; Served in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularLeft West Aust with 44th Battalion and was in Machine Gun Section. Report from his Officer said that he was fine soldier, steady, cheerful and willing.
FateDied 30 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21.4
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave 3), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Evan and Annie WADE.

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