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William Arthur NEAVE

Regimental number2477
Place of birthWest Kensington, London, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationShop assistant
Address'Moronga', Amherst Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Neave, 273 Russell Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave No. 13), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jacob and Edith NEAVE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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