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William Edward MUSKER

Regimental number613
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
SchoolAllenstown State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Musker, 150 O'Connell Street, Depot Hill, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 6), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen MUSKER, Salford Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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