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William HAMBLIN

Regimental number3605
Place of birthMarton, Wiltshire, England
SchoolChurch of England School
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressDerriwong near Condobolin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Hamblin, Derriwong near Condobolin, New South Wales
Previous military service42nd Infantry
Enlistment date6 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a saddler and harness maker.
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHendecourt, Bullecourt Battle, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHebecourt British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Fanny HAMBLIN, Winterbourne, Newbury, Berks., England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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