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William Albert FABIAN

Regimental number324
Place of birthHetchbury, Victoria
SchoolColac State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address18 Cowper Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 9"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred Fabian, Port Fairy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Victorian Garrison Artillery, and 5 months in the 6th Commonwealth Engineers, South African War.
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death16 May 1915
Age at death32
Place of burial4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 12), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Hannah FABIAN, 18 Cowper Street, Footscray, Melbourne. Native of Carpendeit, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6506 Pte Percy FABIAN, 14th Bn, killed in action, 26 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FABIAN William Albert

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