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William Ernest MEAD

Regimental number5151
Place of birthRockingham Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer and grazier
AddressLeale Holm, East Rockingham, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Mr C G Mead, Leale Holm, East Rockingham, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 49), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
63
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles George and Sarah Hannah MEAD, Leatholm, East Rockingham, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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