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William Roland ANSON

Regimental number1145
Place of birthKingower
SchoolState School
Other trainingButcher
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMacorna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Christina Anson, Macorna, Victoria
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 26 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateDied of wounds 20 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGrove Town Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and C.A. ANSON, Leitchville Post Office, Victoria

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