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Roderick Alexander Robert McWILLIAM

Regimental number3285
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTanner
Address352 Victoria Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John McWilliam, 352 Victoria Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1591 Pte Norman McWILLIAM, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 April 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 March 1975
Age at death84
Place of burialPresbyterian Section, Fawkner Cemetery, Victoria

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