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William Hopton ANDERSON

Date of birth30 December 1891
Place of birthKew, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPermanent officer
Address32 Jolimont Terrace, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Edward Anderson, 32 Jolimont Terrace, East Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Senior Cadets; served for 5 years in the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON William Hopton

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