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William Charles FAWCETT

Regimental number1519
Place of birthPort Melbourne Victoria
SchoolMontague State School, South Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressSwan Hotel, Church Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWilliam Fawcett, Swan Hotel, Church Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 8 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 21), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Charles and Elizabeth FAWCETT, 144 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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