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William David EMERSON

Regimental number2170
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBarkly, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Caleb Emerson, Barkly, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4101 Pte Leslie Victor EMERSON, 24th Bn, killed in action, 19 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 September 1968
Place of burialPreston Cemetery

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