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William Arthur MEAD

Regimental number5145
Place of birthBermagui New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper cutter
AddressBermagui, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, A. Mead, Bermagui, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 545 Pte Samuel MEAD, 4th Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919; 5144 Pte Thomas MEAD, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 27 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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