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William John KERWIN

Regimental number3097
Place of birthKingsville Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCullen, via Kerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Isaac Kerwin, Cullen PO, Cullen, via Kerang, Victoria
Enlistment date9 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Mililtary Cemetery (Plot XX, Row J, Grave No. 18A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3098 Pte Stanley Cunningham KERWIN, 38th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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