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William SCULL

Regimental number2880
Place of birthTasmania
SchoolHigh Peak State School, Huon Road, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressLongley, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Scull, Longley, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry; Nil
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 5), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret SCULL, Longley, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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