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William Younger Grubb BLACK

Regimental number3013
Place of birthMinmi New South Wales
SchoolMinmi Public School, NSW
AddressMain Street, Minmi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J. Black, Main Street, Minmi, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William Younger
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Date of death22-27 July 1916 ; secondary dod: 24/07/1916
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grae No. 5), Ovillers-La-Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Majory BLACK, Miumi, New South Wales

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