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William Frederick Clair ADEY

Regimental number2153A
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressVictor Harbor, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eva Mary Adey, Victor Harbor, South Australia
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2262
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Discharge date29 October 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action (gun shot wound, right shoulder), 27 February 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 September 1975

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