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William Leslie HYDER

Regimental number638
Place of birthOuyen, Victoria
Place of birthSt. Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolSt Arnaud School, Victoria
AddressPaignie via Ouyen
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs W A Hyder, Paignie via Ouyen
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXXVII, Row B, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Alexander and Barbara HYDER, Galah Post Office, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1481 Lance Corporal James Thomas HYDER, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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