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William METHVEN

Regimental number740
Place of birthFifeshire Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Address31 Laburnum Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Methven, Hillock, Broom Hall, Fifeshire, Scotland
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Date of death10 September 1962
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery

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