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William Francis SHORT

Regimental number6464
Place of birthDaylesford Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBalmoral PO, Balmoral, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, John Joseph Short, Berringa PO, Berringa, Victoria
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 May 1979

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