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William McELWEE

Regimental number10969
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionProtestant
OccupationGrocer
Address115 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W J McElwee, 115 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Date of death28 October 1975

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