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William Charles GOLDFINCH

Regimental number3110
Place of birthCurramulka, South Australia
Place of birthCurrannklka, South Australia
SchoolCurramulka Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressCurranmul Road, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Goldfinch, Meningie Lake Albert, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember of Volunteer rifle club.
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Date of death16 August 1916
Age at death19.8
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2, (Plot XV, Row F, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William and Bessie Goldfinch, 'Arundel', Meningie, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousins: Gunner A. Goldfinch, died France; Lt Charles Barnett.

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