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William Arthur DEERING

Regimental number3480
Date of birth14 August 1893
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurgical bootmaker
AddressExmouth Road, Exeter, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Pearl Deering, Exmouth Road, Exeter, South Australia
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 780 Pte Clement DEERING, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other detailsReturned to Australia on board 'Castalia'.
Date of death20 December 1953
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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