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William James MIERISCH

Regimental number4319
Date of birth1875
Place of birthBlackwood, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMinister
AddressGoodwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ann Mierisch, 7 Essex Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Enlistment date28 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 7 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Base Depot
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Family/military connectionsSon: 21504 Sapper William Robert MIERSCH, 5th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 May 1956
Age at death81
Place of burialPayneham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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