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William James CANSDELL

Regimental number6427
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHairdresser
AddressLeichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs F McL Cansdell, 37 Burfitt Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 August 1927

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