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William REYCRAFT

Regimental number3126
Place of birthRakaia, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressBeaconsfield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinBrother, John Harry Reycraft, Beaconsfield, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row C, Grave No. I), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
146
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
ParentsI John REYCRAFT and his wife, Mary JONES
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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