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William Godfrey ALCORN

Regimental number3676
Place of birthInglewood, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationDriver
AddressInglewood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Alcorn, Inglewood, South Australia
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Discharge date27 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 31 July 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 28 September 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right forearm), 27 December 1918.

War service: 3 years 134 days (of which 2 years 297 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALCORN William Godfrey

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