The AIF Project

William Frederick BEST

Regimental number2627
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
AddressCoburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Best, 28 The Grove, Coburg, Victoria
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Date of death5 October 1967
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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