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William Sydney BALLARD

Regimental number1582
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
Addressc/o Mrs G. Seymour, Mary Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 8"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Ballard, c/o Mrs G. Seymour, Mary Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSeniro Cadets
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1915
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 23 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 29 November 1919
Discharge date14 February 1920
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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