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William GAR

Regimental number3051
Place of birthThursday Island
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPort Darwin, Northern Territory
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, C Gar, Port Darwin, Northern Territory
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLongueval Road Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Carlos and Mary GAR, Darwin, Northern Territory. Native of Thursday Island, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4417 Pte Glamor GARR MM, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 428 Pte Matthew GARR, 47th Bn, killed in action, 29 September 1917.

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