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William Robert STEERS

Regimental number3420
Place of birthSeymour Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSawmiller
AddressSunshine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, H Steer, Benjamin Street, Sunshine, Victoria
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. H.E. and Lily STEERS, Hampshire Road, Sunshine, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3419 Pte Samuel STEERS, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 June 1916.

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