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William Moffatt CORNTHWAITE

Regimental number2563
Place of birthThorpdale Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThorpdale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Anderson Cornthwaite, Thorpdale, Victoria
Previous military service13 Light Horse
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam and Annie CORNTHWAITE. Native of Thorpdale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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