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William John MAINWARING

Regimental number5140
Place of birthPenguin Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressPenguin, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr H G Mainwaring, Penguin, Tasmania
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Date of death23 November 1966
Place of burialPenguin Public Cemetery

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