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William Herbert OLDFIELD

Regimental number2706
Date of birth29 October 1888
Place of birthWellington, New South Wales
SchoolNyngan Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShearer
AddressBourke, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs W H Oldfield, Bourke, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Family/military connectionsCousin: Private Clarence Harold OLDFIELD, Regimental No. 763, 9th Battalion, returned to Australia 18 July 1919
Date of death25 September 1945
Age at death56
Place of burialLutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland

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