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William Charles WARREN

Regimental number2807
Place of birthPorepunka, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHarrietville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.5
Height5' 9"
Weight184 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Warren, Harrietville, Victoria
Previous military servicePreviousl member of a Rifle Club; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of being medically unfit.
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Final unit incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 24th Bn.
Discharge date5 September 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Corinthic', 10 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 3 March 1918; discharged (medicall unfit: chronic nephritis), Melbourne, 5 September 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 April 1942
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARREN William Charles

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