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William Robert GOLDFINCH

Regimental number3604
Place of birthCoonabarabran, New South Wales
SchoolBelur Creek Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCoonabarabran, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amelia Goldfinch, Alviston Street, Strathfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3604A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death21 May 1918
Age at death20.4
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave 561), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John T. Bartholomew and Amelia GOLDFINCH, Crawford St, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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