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William WELSH

Regimental number2513
Place of birthMount Morgan, Queensland
SchoolBoys State School, Mount Morgan, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Welsh, Crown Street, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2513A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death22
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave 4A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ellen and Richard WELSH.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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