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William Edward GAY

Regimental number6998
Place of birthBourke New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinAunt, Mrs. Hodges, Henry Street, North Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 August 1961
Age at death65
Place of burialYass Church of England Cemetery, New South Wales

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