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William Leonard CORIN

Regimental number884
Place of birthAuckland New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEast Kirup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Mrs F Osborne, Greenland, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches (Awarded)


Consistent good work and devotion to duty during period February-September 1917.
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 3 December 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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