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William Roy HATCH

Regimental number1362
Place of birthNuriootpa, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTruro, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 11"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Hatch, Truro, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1284
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Discharge date9 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima, 14 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 29 January 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 9 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HATCH William Roy

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