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William VEITCH

Regimental number2819
Place of birthGeorge Sreet, Thebarton, Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolThebarton Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTailor
AddressGeorge Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Katherine Veitch, George Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 June 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 14), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Catherine VEITCH, George Street, Thebarton, Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin to late C M Adams (uncle) and W J Tidy (cousin).

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