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William Dale VINCENT

Regimental number1604
Place of birthWangaratta, Victoria
SchoolWangaratta State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber worker
Address61 Wilson Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian Annie Vincent, 61 Wilson Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Wangaratta State School Cadets.
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of disease 22 July 1916
Place of death or woundingDied Isolation Hospital, Durban, South Africa.
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialDurban (Ordnance Road) Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 8), South Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: B. and P.P. VINCENT; husband of Lilian Annie VINCENT, 867 Sydney Road, New Brunswick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsA number of first cousins, one killed that I know of. Cannot say if any distinguished themselves.

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