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William ANTHONY

Regimental number633
Place of birthCootamundra, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationForeman
AddressCrown Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, W J Anthony, Crown Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date14 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John ANTHONY; Step-mother: Mrs J. ANTHONY
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 231 Pte Martin ANTHONY, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919; 64997 Pte Frank ANTHONY, Queensland Reinforcement 8, embarked, 7 November 1918; ship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 September 1930
Age at death46
Place of burialSouth Brisbane Cemetery (Portion 2, Row E, Grave No. 220), Queensland

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