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William Roland LINES

Regimental number2864
Place of birthNorth Motton, Tasmania
SchoolNorth Motton State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNorth Motton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William R Lines, North Motton, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 March 1917
Age at death23.4
Place of burialAveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row N, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Fanny LINES, North Motton, Ulverstone, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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