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William Thomas REILLY

Regimental number2429
Place of birthDrouin Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDrouin, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Reilly, Drouin, Victoria
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale on 6 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Anzac Battalion, Imperial Camel Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated 'London Gazette' No 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 72 (2 September 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Date of death8 March 1958
Place of burialBurwood Cemetery

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