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William Charles BAGGARLEY

Regimental number1909
Place of birthCamberwell, London, England
SchoolNational School, Camberwell, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4"
Weight167 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Baggarley, Norton, Edlingbourne, Chichester, Sussex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 44), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915; joined 6th Bn, 5 August 1915.

Killed in action, 7 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAGGARLEY William Charles

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