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William Simmons MEGINESS

Regimental number5746
Place of birthGeraldton, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressNarra Tarra near Geraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Michael Meginess, Narra Tarra near Geraldton, Western Australia
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 13 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge British Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 6), Souchez, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Martha MEGINESS, Narra Tarra, Western Australia

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