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William Eric DAY

Regimental number31140
Place of birthMarrickville New South Wales
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationClerk
AddressSouth Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W E Day, South Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service14th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date8 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 11, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 19 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death17 May 1962

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