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William John GROVES

Regimental number542
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSpinner
Address13 Sydney Avenue, Geelong East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kin12, J Jas Groves, 13 Sydney Avenue, Geelong East, Victoria
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rollhq 5th A Division
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919

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