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William Isaac MASON

Regimental number1526
Place of birthBlackwood, Victoria
SchoolCraigie via Maryborough, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner and linesman
AddressSmythesdale PO, Smythesdale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Jane Mason, Smythesdale PO, Smythesdale, Victoria
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death44
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 17), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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