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William HEAD

Regimental number7113
Place of birthPort Germein, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount Hope, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.7
Height5' 10"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J S Head, Mount Hope via Port Lincoin, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date6 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date12 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 12 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 August 1985
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEAD William

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