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William McVEITY

Regimental number4085
Place of birthWandella, Cobargo, New South Wales
SchoolWandella Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWandella, Cobargo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, John McVeity, Wandella, Cobargo, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingNauroy, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row J, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Maria McVEITY. Native OF Wandella, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4084 Lance Sergeant Daniel Bernard McVEITY, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 July 1919; Cousins: 2721 Pte John Patrick QUINLIVAN, 55th Bn, killed in action, 26 September 1917; 2720 Pte William Joseph QUINLIVAN, 55th Bn, killed in action, 13 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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