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William Baden Powell STAPLES

Regimental number7301
Place of birthTaree New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNorth Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A Staples, Coopernook, Manning River, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 24 April 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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