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William Obediah SILVERLOCK

Regimental number288
Other NamesWilliam Oreskes
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationArchitect
AddressFulham, Downshire Road
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMiss N Silverlock, Fulham Downshire Road
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollComissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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