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Wesley Rainsford HAND

Regimental number2669
Place of birthChristchurch New Zealand
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
AddressBellingen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Daisy O O Holland, Bellingen, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Place of burialFouquescourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row BB, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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