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William George HANDMER

Regimental number5112
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngine driver
AddressGreenbushes, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Handmer, 32 Dalgety Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1917
Date of death30 July 1961
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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