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William Charles UNDERWOOD

Regimental number2989A
Place of birthOakey, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressOakey, Western Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Henry Underwood, Oakey, Queensland
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Emma UNDERWOOD
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3953 Lance Corporal Ralph Norman UNDERWOOD, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 January 1931
Age at death48
Place of burialOakey Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, UNDERWOOD William Charles

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