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William Clarence VEAL

Regimental number2824
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTelegraph messenger
AddressBrown Street, Stawell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, M Veal, Brown Street, Stawell, Victoria
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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