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William James EYRE

Regimental number6253
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCoorabell Creek, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinsister, Mrs A Weippeart, Woonoona, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death28.8
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDoingt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam David and Alice EYRE. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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