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William Anderson MAXWELL

Regimental number1038
Place of birthGundowring, Victoria
Place of birthSandy Creek, Victoria
SchoolSandy Creek State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWorsley, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, G Maxwell, Sandy Creek via Huon, Victoria
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 122), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Margaret MAXWELL
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5054 Pte Edgar Allen MAXWELL, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 3 October 1917; 92 Pte Thomas MAXWELL, 10th Machine Gun Company, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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