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William Albert ROOTES

Regimental number921
Place of birthLongford Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLongford, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Rootes, Longford, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918

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