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William SCOTCHER

Regimental number148
Place of birthBarking England
Other NamesWilliam Joseph
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMusician
AddressArtillery Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs W Scotcher, Clinton Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1917
Place of burialSte Nicholas British Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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