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William James PRAED

Regimental number4451
Place of birthEaglehawk Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTraveller
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, W Praed, 234 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateKilled in Action 27 November 1916
Place of burialHersin Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4450 Sapper Ernest Norman PRAED, 3rd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.

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