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Regimental number3469
Place of birthSouthampton, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm assistant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 1.5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinSister, Florence Wakeman, Minlaton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of medical unfitness)
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Other details

War service: England

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death5 March 1941
Place of burialMinlaton Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WAKEMAN William

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