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William John ANTONEY

Regimental number4704
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressJenkin Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.9
Height5' 4.5"
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ethel Florence Antoney, Jenkin Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets; thereafter lived in an exempt area; not serving in any military unit at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date16 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 April 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian General Hospital 3, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/67/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 15 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Gassed during the war; TPI after discharge.
Discharge date18 July 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 4705 Driver William Robert Laurence ANTONEY, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Warwickshire', 5 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 18 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 June 1953
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANTONEY William John

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