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William Gordon BESSELL

Regimental number1202
Place of birthLisle, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, C Bessell, Lisle, East Coast, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia

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