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William George BESANT

Regimental number17236
Place of birthNyngan New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver and fitter
Address27 Jersey Road, Woollahra, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs May Campbell Besant, 27 Jersey Road, Woollahra, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameFebruary 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919

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