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William John PRIOR

Regimental number4120
Place of birthWadebridge England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBrooklet, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Thomas Prior, St. Judy, Bodmin, Cornwall, England
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 7), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Emily PRYOR, "Polshea", St. Tudy, Cornwall, England. SERVED AS PRIOR, TRUE NAME PRYOR
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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