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William Barrington * HALES

Regimental number2385
Place of birthHolloway, London
SchoolWestminster Grammar School, Wilts, England
Age on arrival in Australia34
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinBrother, Mr Frederick Hales, 1 Elms Avenue, Muswell Hill, London,England
Previous military serviceRhodesian Police. Mathbele War. South African War
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1763
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death40
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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