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William Evans DIVE

Regimental number6790
Place of birthHavelock, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressVacey Plains, Dalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, W E Dive, Orney Road, Remuira, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 551 Pte Benjamin Francis DIVE, 12th Machine Gun Company, died of disease, 25 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 July 1960

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