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William ANDERSON

Regimental number2381
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationUndertaker's assistant
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Hannah Anderson, c/o Mrs Monteith, 78 Arthur Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2381A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 3), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen ANDERSON, Gregory Street, Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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