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William Henry SINGER

Regimental number8011
Place of birthEchuca Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address40 Whitehall Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Joe Singer, 40 Whitehall Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 8012 Gunner Joe SINGER, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 23 July 1918; Step-brothers: 5487 Pte Albert Ernest SIMMONS, 6th Bn, died whilst a Prisoner of War, 31 August 1918; 3248 Pte Lawrence Stephen SIMMONS, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 September 1935

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