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William SINGLETON

Regimental number354
Place of birthWalhalla Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyor
Address758 Malvern Road, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Singleton, 758 Malvern Road, Armadale, Victoria
Enlistment date25 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For long, continuous, and markedly efficient service from 12th May, 1915, to 31st January, 1919. He has been in the Australian Provost Corps for 2 1/2 years, during which period he has proved himself a thoroughly efficient and reliable N.C.O. For the past 14 months he has been doing duty at the Australian Corps Field Punishment Compound as a Senior N.C.O., and has carried out his difficult and arduous duties in a fearless manner, and has set a splendid example to the men under him.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

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