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William Henry AINSWORTH

Regimental number6027
Date of birth1890
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
AddressCorner of Nelson and Jane Streets, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 5.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Inez Ivy Ainsworth, corner of Nelson and Jane Streets, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Age at death28
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave 2), Sailly-Laurotte, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, AINSWORTH William Henry

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