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William KELB

Regimental number868
Place of birthLilydale Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSidmouth, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada May Kelb, Sidmouth, West Tamar, Tasmania
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, row C, Grave No. 34), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Amelia KELB; husband of Ada May KELB, Sidmouth, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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