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William TOPPING

Regimental number2263
Place of birthHerberton Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressCloncurry, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Margaret Topping, Gordonvale, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Date of death12 March 1962
Place of burialTownsville Cemetery

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