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William A'VARD

Regimental number2874
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.9
Height5' 3.5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Blanche A'Vard, Mandurah Road, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 February 1919
Discharge date19 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 28 February 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 7 April 1919; discharged, Perth, 19 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsThere is no Embarkation Roll for the 48th Bn, 7th Reinforcements.
SourcesNAA: B2455, A'VARD William

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