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William Howard TRURAN

Regimental number2713
Date of birth1893
Place of birthMt Lofty, South Australia
Address160 Forrest Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, S Truran, 160 Forrest Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 5 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4016 Private Basil Claude TRURAN, 4th DS Coy, returned to Australia, 7 May 1919; 3607 Sapper Victor Stanley TRURAN, 2nd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919; 488 Private Herbert Spencer TRURAN, 14th Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 18 October 1918. Second Cousin: 4247 Private Clement Hillman TRURAN, 53rd Battalion, returned to Australia, 10 December 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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