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William Charles AVERY

Regimental number14031
Place of birthAdaminaby, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.6
Height5' 7"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, Sextus Avery, Maud Street, Goulbutn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in 43rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date5 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 February 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name1st Anzac Mounted Division, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date17 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Embarked Melbourne, 10 May 1917; disembarked Suez, 20 June 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 17 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, AVERY William Charles

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