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William Angus WOTHERSPOON

Regimental number10487
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address'Craigton', Athol Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Wotherspoon, 'Craigton', Athol Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 14 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave no. 2), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Annie WOTHERSPOON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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