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William Roland PERRAU

Regimental number1823
Place of birthCharlestown New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngine driver
AddressHamilton, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation47
Next of kinWife, Mrs E N Perrau, Turnbull Street, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Australian Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Family/military connectionsSon: [526] 2nd Lt Robert Donlandson PERRAU, 35th Bn, killed in action, 11 June 1917.

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