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William POYNTON

Regimental number1402
Place of birthBangor Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWilliam Poynton, Whitechurch Road, Bangor, Is Y Cord, Wrexham, North Wales, England
Enlistment date24 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1272
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915

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