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William Henry HORWOOD

Regimental number7025
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNo Fixed Address
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinBrother, Mr L J Horwood, 11 Willington Crescent, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date24 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave no. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary HORWOOD
Family/military connectionsCousin
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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