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William NIGHTINGALE

Regimental number1956
Place of birthCunnamulla Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarrier
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs Emma Jane Newbould, Roy Street, Roma, Queensland
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 June 1917
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 3), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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