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William Haydn DANKS

Regimental number480
Place of birthPort Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngine driver
AddressPort Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Gertrude Danks, 201 Station Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date16 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt William Haydon Danks on NR
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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