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William Speard APPLEYARD

Regimental number792
Other NamesWilliam Sheard
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
Address1260 Hay Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Beatham Appleyard, 1260 Hay Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll792A
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1918

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