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William Alfred BALDOCK

Regimental number271
Date of birth3 May 1896
Place of birthParkside, South Australia
SchoolThebarton Public School, South Australia
AddressGrove Avenue, Richmond, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Baldock, Grove Avenue, Richmond, South Australia
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date6 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3008 Pte Frank Leonard BALDOCK, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 7 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Contracted jaundice; invalided to Chichester War Hospital, 3 September 1918.

Medals: 1914-15

Disembarked Australia, 25 April 1919; discharged, 6 June 1919. Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 March 1965
Age at death68
Place of burialSt Jude's Church of England Cemetery, Brighton, South Australia

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