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William Laughlan LOONEY

Regimental number1872
Place of birthCampbell Field Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLinesman
AddressRylands, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Michael Looney, Rylands, Victoria
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSt Pierre Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 4), Amiens, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Frances LOONEY, Kilmore, Victoria, Australia. Native of Bylands, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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