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William David ANDERSON

Regimental number117
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address'Rosebank', Concert Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Robert Anderson, 'Rosebank', Concert Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentColour Sergeant
Unit name13th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Date of death21 June 1919
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Portion Presbyterian, Plot 16, Grave No. 6494), Sydney, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and June ANDERSON. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother: 66171 Pte Ernest David ANDERSON, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 23 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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