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William COURTNEY

Regimental number6983
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr John Courtney, 244 York Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date13 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Patrick and Sarah Ann COURTNEY. Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 August 1932
Age at death38
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery, Launceston, Tasmania

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