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William Henry SHORT

Regimental number2155
Place of birthBarnstaple England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRestaurant keeper
AddressTaree, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinFather, John Short, Richmond Street, Barnstaple, North Devon, England
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919

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