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William John FREE

Regimental number2170
Place of birthYarraville Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Free, 33 Grey Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 December 1972

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