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William HELM

Regimental number1951
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolSt. Patricks Christian Brothers Catholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
Address32 Hutt Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles Helm, 32 Hutt Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death21.9
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 8), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Annie HELM, 32 Hutt Street, Mount Lawley. Native of Perth, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Charles Earnest, killed at Pozi?res, Somme, Frnce on 6th August, 1916.

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