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William Charles BEHAN

Regimental number6033
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressYeronga, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Prudence Behan, Yeronga, Queensland
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 11 September 1916. Taken on strength, 25th Battalion, 18 July 1917. Wounded, 23 May 1918.
FateDied of wounds 25 May 1918
Age at death36
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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