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William Gordon LAYCOCK

Regimental number1844
Place of birthDevonport Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressUpper Rooke Street, Devonport West, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Laycock, Upper Rooke Street, Devonport West, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 October 1915
Date of death16 October 1915
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 137), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66

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