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William Maitland Douglas MASSON

Regimental number3185
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSaw mill hand
AddressGosford Road, Hamilton West, Broadmeadow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Stewart Masson, Gosford Road, Hamilton West, Broadmeadow, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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