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William Orpin FINCH

Regimental number21754
Place of birthArmidale New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
Address'Lilyville', Susan Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W.O. Finch, same address
Previous military service31st Infantry
Enlistment date15 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameEngineering Field Companies, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 22 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*2nd given name two spellings Orpin and Orpen

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