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William BRAID

Regimental number2046
Place of birthHay New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouth Deniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Thomas Braid, North Deniliquin, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNo other details provided on RoH circular.
FateKilled in Action 18 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death18 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 5), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah BRAID. Native of Deniliquin, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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