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William Charles Gilder PROCTER

Regimental number2113
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10.75"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Charlotte Bishop Procter, 'Allabama,' Bluff Road, Moorabbin, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Divisional Signal Company, 12th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandillia on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateSuice 26 October 1916
Place of burialForest Hill Road Cemetery (90. 18068), Camberwell, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Charlotte Bishop PROCTER
Other details

War service: Egypt, England

Disembarked Suez, and joined Engineers Training Depot, Tel el Kebir, 9 May 1916.

Proceeded to England (date not recorded); transferred from Pioneer Training Bn, Parkhouse, to No 2 Details Camp, 19 August 1916.

Died of gun shot wound, 3rd Section, Engineers Training Depot, Hitchin, 26 October 1916.

Coroner's finding: 'Deceased took his own life while temporarily insane'.
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as PROCTOR.
SourcesNAA: B2455, PROCTER William Charles Gilder

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