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William George WELLSTEAD

Regimental number2782
Place of birthCsarlton, Victoria
SchoolLee Street State School, North Carlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCaretaker
AddressNorth Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Thomas Wellstead, 444 Canning Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death33
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row Q, Grave 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Amelia WELLSTEAD.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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