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William Melvine FIELD

Regimental number2074
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressHanson Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Rubina Field, 133 Hanson Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date14 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 November 1955
Age at death66
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 11, Grave No. 59), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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