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Basil William Isaac PRESS

Regimental number5403
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPostman
AddressVictoria Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W S Press, Victoria Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919

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