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William Alexander PRYOR

Regimental number776
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDrover
AddressMarius Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMrs Pryor, Marius Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Date of death10 June 1920
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Portion Church of England, Plot E, Grave No. 2459), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, New South Wales. Son of James and Sarah PRYOR. Father of Mrs Nellie Hilton. Native of Tamworth, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1932 Pte Leslie Alfred PRYOR, 6th Light Horse, killed in action, 28 March 1918; 1934 Pte Raymond Robert PRYOR, 6th Light Horse, returned to Australia; 1933/6793 Pte Herbert Ernest PRYOR, 13th Bn (formerly 6th Light Horse), returned to Australia, 22 January 1919.

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