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William Thomas FAIRLIE

Regimental number1218
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address16 Russell Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Jane Fairlie, 11 Bartlett Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 April 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Discharge date4 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 10 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 26 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 4 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 March 1929
Age at death32
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FAIRLIE William Thomas

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