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William Ernest BACON

Regimental number4972
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStorehand
Address11 Princes Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Edward John Bacon, 11 Princes Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollINF24REIN13
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of fate unclear on Nominal Roll.

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