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William WOOF

Regimental number1371
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
SchoolSurry Hills Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWire worker
Address32 Nobb Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33.8
Height5' 4.25"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Woof, 11 Chppindale Flats, Chippindale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in 1st Bn, Australian Light Horse, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date7 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialHangard Communal Cemetery Extension, Hangard, Picardie, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOOF William
Red Cross File No 3020206D

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