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William Staples NOTSON

Regimental number404
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt West Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWesbech, Brennan Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Ann Notson, Wesbech, Brennan Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1918
Place of death or woundingWaincourt, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row P, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Alice NOTSON. Native of Balmain, New South Wales

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