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William Henry RAWLINS

Regimental number5402
Place of birthStoke on Trent, England
SchoolSt Thomas's Roman Catholic School, Stoke on Trent, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMoore, Brisbane Valley Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Rawlins, 25 Lewis Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingWest of Mesnil-Bruntel, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialEterpigny Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary RAWLINS, 25 Lewis Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs., England
Family/military connectionsW. Sandford, killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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