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William Martin FENDER

Regimental number260
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolCaulfield Grammar School, Elsternwick, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressAshfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, T. Fender, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollImperial Camel Corps
FateDied of wounds 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death29
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Lillias FENDER, 128 Victoria Street, Ashfield, New South Wales

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