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William Robert HEARD

Regimental number4318
Place of birthTumbarumba, New South Wales
SchoolTumbarumba Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTumbarumba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Heard, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of disease 17 August 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialReading Cemetery (72. 16469), Berkshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tumbarumba Roll of Honour ('Advance Australia'), Tumbarumba, New South Wales. Mother: Rachael HEARD, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Tumberumba, New South Wales.

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