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William George VIENNA

Regimental number2779
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Vienna, 13 Wellington Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.6
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI< row C, Grave No. 18), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew and jane VIENNA. Native of Geelong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7603 Pte Matthew VIENNA, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 May 1919; Uncle: 268 Pte Emmanuel VIENNA, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 5 August 1916; 2671 Pte John Thomas RENWOOD, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 June 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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