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William Alfred BUSBY

Regimental number2932
Place of birthSipson, Middlesex, England
SchoolOaklands School, Hanwell, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W E Busby, 3 Queens Terrace, Boston Road, Hanwell, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonic influenza.
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Place of death or woundingMelbourne, Victoria
Age at death22
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery (Grave No. 554), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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