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William Clarence Roy WEBB

Regimental number2178
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolWonga Park State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressWonga Park via Croydon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Webb, Wonga Park via Croydon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 October 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row E, Grave No. 19A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma Victoria Amy WEBB, Forest Gate, Wonga Park, Croydon, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Fred England of Geelong, Victoria (deceased).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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