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William James WAWN

Regimental number2598
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address934 Lygon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Wawn, 934 Lygon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death30 April 1952

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