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William SAUNDERS

Regimental number385
Place of birthAmamoor, Queensland
SchoolBunyal Creek State School, Queensland
ReligionEpiscopalian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Saunders, Amamoor Creek, Gympie, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Light Horse.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Provost Corps
FateDied of disease 25 August 1918
Place of death or woundingJerusalem
Age at death24.10
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row W, Grave No 77), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ann SAUNDERS, Amanoor, Gympie, Queensland
Miscellaneous detailsSee also 385 William SAUNDERS for first embarkation.

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