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William Thomas LAW

Regimental number5639
Place of birthSale, Victoria
SchoolPunk Road State School, South Yarra, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address7 Medley Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Beatrice E Law, 7 Medley Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date13 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness.
FateDied of disease 1 December 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBusigny Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 37), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Beatrice LAW, 8 Victory Square, Armadale, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law Pte W Rodgers killed on the 2 June 1916.

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