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William John GRONHEIT

Regimental number2650
Place of birthPaynesville Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFisherman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, William Gronheit, King Street, Dandenong, Victoria
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 July 1918
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Marion GRONHEIT, Dandenong, Victoria. native of Paynesville, Gippsland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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