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William TELFER

Regimental number2819
Place of birthKirkcudbright Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationContractor
AddressBrookton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Telfer, Nethercorsock, Dalbeattie, Scotland
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2819A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14-16 August 1916
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 42), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154

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