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William Henry SOULSBY

Regimental number2230
Place of birthMurphy's Creek, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRheloa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinR. Soulsby, Rheola, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, Bullecourt Battle , France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 28), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Jane SOULSBY, Rheola, Victoria

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