William George DUBOIS

Regimental number3708
Date of birth6 January 1898
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSurry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6.25"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, William George Dubois, 23 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 13 months as Bugler, 26th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date6 November 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
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Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date20 July 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 15 February 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right hand), Sydney, 20 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Re-enlisted, 29 July 1918, No 2 District Guard; discharged ('services no longer required': 29 days), 26 August 1918.
Date of death11 May 1938
Age at death38
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUBOIS William George