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William Henry WATERS

Regimental number1462
Place of birthEdenhope, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMilton Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mark Waters, Milton Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Place of enlistmentHamilton, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1533
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records21.5
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 108), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
74
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 1 May 1915 (gun shot wounds, lower extremities); transferred by HS 'Dongala' to Egypt, 8 May 1915.

Died of wounds, No 15 General Hospital, Alexandria, 8 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATERS William Henry

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