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William NIGHTINGALE

Regimental number4431
Place of birthClunes Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBb Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amelia Nightingale, c/o Mrs A Vering, Avenel, Victoria
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateKilled in Action 27 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialHersin Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Amelia NIGHTINGALE, Avenel, Victoria. Native of Clunes, Victoria

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