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William Henry SPLANE

Regimental number2507
Place of birthNook, Tasmania
SchoolSheffield State School Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouthport, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Joseph Splane, Southport, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLa Chapalette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 10), Peronne, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Martha SPLANE, Tyenna, Tasmania

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