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William Vernon WEST

Regimental number862
Date of birth27 October 1893
Place of birthHackney, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationShirt cutter
AddressKent Town, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth West, Kent Town, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name(1st) Divisional Train, 4th Company, Army Service Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A2 Geelong on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 22 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Date of death19 July 1963
Age at death70

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