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William Joseph RAWLINGS

Regimental number3379
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressRushworth, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinGuardian, Mr P Gaynor, Rushworth, Victoria
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3380
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 March 1917
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 47), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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