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William Carl MEYER

Regimental number5798
Place of birthBright, South Australia
SchoolBright Lutheran School, South Australia
AddressHilltown via Clare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death24.3
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XLI. Row A, Grave No. 21), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Johann and Louise MEYER, Clare, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Age at death32

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