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William Stocks HEITHERSAY

Regimental number15934
Place of birthPeterborough, South Australia
SchoolState School Unley, Adelaide School of Mines and University
Other trainingMechanical Engineering
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical fitter
AddressNorwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Selina Heithersay, 99 George Street, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 5, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27.7
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Selina HEITHERSAY, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother:[275] 2nd Lt Austin James HEITHERSAY, Anzac Mounted Division, died of wounds, 12 January 1917.

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