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William Edward DARCEY

Regimental number5836
Place of birthWestbury, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation master
AddressBooraan, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Barbara Darcey, 139 Grosvenor Road, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Date of death9 November 1949
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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