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William James Gray CATHCART

Regimental number3466
Place of birthFramlingham, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMortlake, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W J Cathcart, Mortlake, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Commemoration detailsPlaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 January 1973
Age at death81
Place of burialMortlake Cemetery, Victoria

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