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William Ernest WILLIS

Regimental number426
Place of birthYorketown South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressNetherby, via Nhill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Willis, Netherby, via Nhill, Victoria
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 425 Pte Stanley Francis WILLIS, 38th Bn, killed in action, 2 December 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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