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Regimental number1308
Place of birthLisburn, Ireland
OccupationHorse breaker
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ann Colville, 148 Queen Street, Preston Lancashire, England
Enlistment date17 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBundaberg, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLVILLE William

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