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William Vincent GROVES

Regimental number2169
Place of birthClunes, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWokalup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, Mr Henry Mark Groves, Wokalup, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2169A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Marcus and Ellen GROVES
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 September 1936
Age at death55
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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