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William Roy BALD

Regimental number1262
Place of birthScottsdale, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Bald, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1051 Corporal Joseph John BALD, 12th Bn, killed in action, 19-22 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 March 1960
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery

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