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William Joseph COUCH

Regimental number4523
Place of birthKorumburra Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressTraralgon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Anniuch, Traralgon, Victoria
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 9 October 1916 - 12 Rfcts 29 Btn; TOS, 39 Btn 30 July 1917.
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death19
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row G, Grave No. 10), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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