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William VANDERFEEN

Regimental number7581
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressSea Lake, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, N Vanderfeen, Horace Street, Sea Lake, Victoria
Enlistment date19 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Battalion Details
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Other details

Embarked from Melbourne, disembarking Glasgow on 2 October 1917

Proceeded to France, 2 March, 1918. Hospitalised in England with appendicitis on 2 June 1918. Returned to field. Wounded in action 28 April 1918

Returned to Australia per 'Orca', disembarking Melbourne 7 April 1919

War Service: England, France

Date of death8 October 1981

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