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Wilson Charles Cooper KEARNS

Regimental number2574
Place of birthInamincka Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMachinist
AddressKalgoorlie PO, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Laura Doherty, Kody Kodgin, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentProvisional CPL
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2574A
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 April 1917
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 35), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153

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