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William George POWER

Regimental number4248
Place of birthCootamundra, New South Wales
SchoolSt Joseph's Convent
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCrescent Street, Narrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Power, Crescent Street, Narrandera, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Militia.
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4248A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Narrandera Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: George and Mary POWER, Crescent Street, Narrandera, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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