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William George WATHEN

Regimental number1430
Place of birthCasterton Victoria
SchoolWanda Vale State School No 3397, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressCasterton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, George Wathen, Wando Vale, Casterton, Victoria
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Wanda Vale State School Honor Roll, Victoria.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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