The AIF Project


Regimental number9437
Place of birthWalkerville New South Wales
AddressHigh Street, Cessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Willis, High Street, Cessnock, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name5th Field Artillery Brigade Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4888 Gunner William Joseph WILLIS, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 6 November 1917.

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