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William ASPIN

Regimental number3498
Place of birthCherry Tree, England
Other NamesHAYES, William
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWharf labourer
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32.2
Height5' 6.5"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Mr Cadden, Wharf Labourers' Union, Queen's Bridge, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3498
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 May 1918
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: William HAYES; see also 3498 William HAYES
SourcesNAA: B2455, ASPIN William

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