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William Henry NORTH

Regimental number6286
Place of birthHighbridge, Somerset, England
SchoolBaptist School, Highbridge (?), Somerset, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
Address25 Park Road, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E. North, Caich Terrace, Nelson, South Wales, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Volunteers, Territorial Force, England.
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circularb. 3 June 1887. Arrived in Australia, 18 August 1912.
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialMouvres Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Eva NORTH, 6 Carach Terrace, Trelewis, Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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