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William George BESSELL

Regimental number1640
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLivingstone Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Bessell, Livingstone Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 May 1956

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