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William ALTREE

Regimental number1452
Place of birthAspul, Wigan, Lancashire, England
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
AddressMurray Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs Clarissa Altree, Murray Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Enlistment date9 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)His name appears on 1914-1918 Roll of Honour at Coromandel Valley near Blackwood, South Australia.
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 24), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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