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William James POOLE

Regimental number703
Date of birth--/09/1882
Place of birthTimaru New Zealand
Other NamesPOOLE, William James Sturgles Grove
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCharlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinBrother, F Poole, 197 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF7
Promotion date: 5 August 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death9 August 1918
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. II), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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