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William James HYDE

Regimental number771
Place of birthAshburton New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinH Hyde, Cox Street, Ashburton, New Zealand
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

M.I.O. (? Mention in Routine Orders)


Excellent work as runner at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 2 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918

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