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William PORTER

Regimental number1894
Place of birthNewtown Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNewtown, Scarsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Maggie Porter, Newtown, Scarsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Date of death13 October 1956
Place of burialSmythesdale Cemetery

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