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William James HYDE

Regimental number2419
Place of birthTowamba, New South Wales
SchoolToothvale Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCandelo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Johanna Hyde, Candelo, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Jane J. HYDE, Candelo; brother of Ivy M. HYDE, Commercial Hotel, Bega, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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