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William Edward HALFORD

Regimental number2599
Place of birthNorth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSheet metal worker
AddressBrunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Stallard, 28 Fort Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 June 1971

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