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William BALDWIN

Regimental number1981
Place of birthWillingdon, near Eastbourne, Sussex, England
SchoolCounty School, Willingdon, Sussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGeneral labourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Baldwin, Rodmill Lime Works Eastbourne Sussex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death6 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No.2 (Plot X, Row H, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
78
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Emily Baldwin, Rodmill Lime Works, Eastbourne, Sussex

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