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William Fairbairn TEMPLE

Regimental number37
Place of birthEton, Queensland
SchoolEton state School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse breaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Temple, Warren Grey, Eton, Mackey, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Anzac Battalion, Imperial Camel Corps
FateKilled in Action 30 March 1918
Place of death or woundingAmman, Jordan
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margarite TEMPLE
Family/military connectionsCousin: killed in action, Messines, Belgium.

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