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William Alfred BOTTEN

Regimental number2285
Place of birthCarisbrook, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressGreen Street, Carisbrook, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Botten Jun., Green Street, Carisbrook, Victoria
Enlistment date22 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 October 1945

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