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William Edward MANSOM

Regimental number541
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
SchoolPort Pirie State School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lucy Mansom, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lucy MANSOM, 106 Cochrane Street, Gardenvale, Victoria. Native of Port Pirie, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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