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William JEFFREY

Regimental number6754
Place of birthMelrose, Devonport, Tasmania
SchoolState School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressUlverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr G Jeffrey, Sprent, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 April 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 1), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Henry and Ann JEFFREY, Sprent, Tasmania. Native of Melrose, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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