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Regimental number2554
Place of birthVictoria
Other NamesWilliam Harold
SchoolBoys Central, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCleveland Street, Coorparoo, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Elsie May Eliz Armitsead, Cleveland Street, Coorparoo, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the South African Boer War.
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row E, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Emily ARMITSTEAD; husband of E. ARMITSTEAD, Taylor Street, Woollongabba, Queensland

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