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William Charles ADDEMS

Regimental number6702
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolMount Gambier State School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr A Addems, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of disease 17 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death7 August 1917
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row D, Grave No. 9), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Elizabeth ADDEMS. Native of Mount Gambier, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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