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William UREN

Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolQueenton State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFitter
AddressSouth Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Betsy Fanny Uren, Woodville, Morehead Street, South Townsville, Queensland
Previous military service2nd Infantry; Served in the School Cadets, Senior Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Honorary Lieutenant)
Unit name41st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMobolised for Thursday Island and volunteered for New Guinea on August 4th 1914 and then enlisted for active service abroad.
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death24.8
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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