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William Joseph Harold HUMPHREYS

Regimental number3964
Place of birthEast Maitland, New South Wales
SchoolSt Josephs Convent School, Hamilton, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBishopgate Street,Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Humphreys, Bishopgate Street,Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military service3rd AGA
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 12 December 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialWesthof Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 13), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Annie HUMPHREYS, 3 Dickson Street, Wickham, New South Wales

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