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William Edward POWER

Regimental number3884
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs. M. Power, 17 Skew Street, North Quay Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row A, Grave No. 5), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary POWER, Crows Nest, Queensland. Native of Brisbane
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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