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William Henry VANDERTAK

Regimental number574
Place of birthTumburrumba, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCrampton Street, Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height6' 2"
Weight196 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Vandertak, Crampton Street, Wagga, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRoseberry Park, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christian and Mary Ann VANDERTAK
Discharge date7 September 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 16 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 7 September 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 December 1938
Age at death45
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, VANDERTAK William Henry

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