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William John VERRAN

Regimental number1749
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressCharters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Jane Verran, Lea Street, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6419 Pte Edwin VERRAN, 25th Bn, killed in action, 21 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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