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William STREET

Regimental number115
Date of birth2 March 1891
Place of birthCentral Mologa, Victoria
SchoolCentral Mologa State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressCentral Mologa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, T Street, Central Mologa, Victoria
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death26
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 17), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah STREET, Mitiamo, Victoria. Native of Central Mologa, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2761 Pte Herbert STREET, discharged, medically unfit, not due to misconduct, 14 December 1916 (did not embark from Australia); 2395 Pte Henry STREET, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919.~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Melbourne, 20 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 10 August 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1916.

Wounded in action (gun shot wound, head and left side), 12 October 1917; died of wounds, 26 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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