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William Gerrard McLAUGHLIN

Regimental number1943
Place of birthCootamundra New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mr McShane, Kasmer Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Henry McLaughlin, Gunning, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 21), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Ethel May MCLAUGHLIN, 66 Fuller's Road, Chatswood, New South Wales. Native of Bethungra, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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