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William John BELDEN

Regimental number531
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTobacco worker
AddressWest Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William John Belden, 447 King Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1871 Pte Charles Michael BELDEN, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.

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