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William Henry BOURNE

Regimental number2109
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressTaxas, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Bourne, c/o Mrs A Daley, Texas, Queensland
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll471
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 514 Pte John Thomas BOURNE, 42nd Bn, returned to Australia, 15 April 1918; 61 Sapper Michael Charles BOURNE, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919; 279 Pte Albert Maurice BOURNE, 30th Bn, killed in action, 10 October 1917.~
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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