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William DECKER

Regimental number431
Place of birthWarragul, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWarragul, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Decker, Church Street, Warragul, Victoria
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4092 Lance Corporal Albert DECKER, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 9 October 1917; 882 CSM Jacob Elliott DECKER, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 24 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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