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William HUMPHRIES

Regimental number4137
Place of birthManchester, England
SchoolSt Clements School, Manchester, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStained glass worker
Address109 Danks Street, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs W Humphries, 109 Danks Street, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 4), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Priscilla HUMPHRIES; husband of Florence HUMPHRIES, 13 Dinsdale Street, Albert Park, Victoria. Native of Manchester, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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