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William Jonas PRIOR

Regimental number2239
Place of birthResearch Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Keziah Prior, Yarramie, Research, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialKnightsbridge Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 46), Mesnil-Martinsart, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Paretns; Thomas and Keziah PRIOR, 129 Palmer Street, Sydney. Native of Eltham, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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