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William James WESTGARTH

Regimental number1934
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBig Hill PO, Big Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Westgarth, Big Hill PO, Big Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1933 Pte Fritz Arthur WESTGARTH, 38th Bn, killed in action, 28 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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