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William Alexander BRADSHAW

Regimental number1548
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWilliamstown Road, West Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Ellen Jane Bradshaw, Williamstown Road, West Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 8 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 8 March 1915. Taken on strength, 24th Bn, 30 August 1915. Appointed Lance Corporal, 14 June 1917; Temporary Corporal, 29 September 1917.
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Date of death4 October 1917
Place of burialDachy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 14), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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