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William Arthur IRELAND

Regimental number1722
Place of birthNapier New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationJockey
AddressNorth Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr Enos Ireland, Waipawa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Date of death18 November 1959
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery

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