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William Joh METCALF

Regimental number5152
Place of birthPort Pirie South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs T Metcalf, David Street, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Date of death8 November 1961
Place of burialWhyalla Cemetery

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