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William Andrew ENGLISH

Regimental number7079
Place of birthRosevale, Queensland
SchoolRosevale State School, Queensland
Other trainingSchool teacher
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHarrisville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs B English, Rosevale via Rosewood, Queensland
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1918
Age at death31
Place of burialCorbie Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 14), FRANCE
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Bridget ENGLISH, Rosevale, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6972 Pte James Joseph ENGLISH, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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