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William Alexander FOLEY

Regimental number2067
Place of birthAllworth, New South Wales
SchoolLimeburner's Creek Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLimburners Creek, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Foley, Limburners Creek, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 19), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen Henry and Mary Ann FOLEY, Limeburner's Creek, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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