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William Mathew KINGDON

Regimental number2939
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPacker
AddressWoodbridge Terrace, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Richard Kingdon, Woodbridge Terrace, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Previous military service88th Infantry
Enlistment date11 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of burialCosttaverne Wood Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 17), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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