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William Edward PREECE

Regimental number2970
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBoot repairer
Address19 Cowper Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Preece, 19 Cowper Street Waverley, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Date of death29 September 1953
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

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