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William Oscar GLAISHER

Regimental number531
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWheelwright
Address34 Kent Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.9
Height5' 7.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Glaisher, 34 Kent Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentTransport Driver
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll541
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Discharge date15 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devanah', 8 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 15 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death28 October 1947
Age at death58
SourcesNAA: B2455, GLAISHER William Oscar

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