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William George DEVITT

Regimental number2624
Place of birthAlexandria New South Wales
OccupationDeputy Town Clerk
AddressGlen Ayr Centenniel Avenue, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Devitt, Glen Ayr Centennial Avenue, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAIF Burial Ground (Plot VII, Row G, Grae No. 2), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary Ann DEVITT,"Flers", 110 Arden Street, Coogee, New South Wales. Native of Sydney

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