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William James AUSTIN

Regimental number4731
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolBanbury, Buckingham and Stoke Bruen Schools, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressC/o L Sacre, Rosedale, Balmoral Avenue, Croydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, J W Austin, 88 West Street, Gt Marloo, Bucks, England
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Place of burialAustralian Cemetery (V.C Corner, No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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