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William John LILLEY

Regimental number5051
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMetropolitan gas employee
AddressYarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, C J Lilley, Bacchus Marsh P O, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date23 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot XII, Row A, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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