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William TORRIE

Regimental number5207
Place of birthBerwickshire, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressDenninup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, B Torrie, Denninup, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XIII, Row J, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
147
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary TORRIE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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