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William Pickard WASLIN

Regimental number965
Place of birthHowden, England
SchoolCouncil School, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressWest Bank
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G Waslin, West Bank, Fish Lake, Doncaster, England
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 21 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 12 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Ann WASLIN.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 967 Pte Thomas WASLIN, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 27 June 1919; 968 Pte Andrew WASLIN, 14th Light Horse Regiment, demobilised, 27 October 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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