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William BESSON

Regimental numberR1027
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMachinist
Address...
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Forbes, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 June 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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