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William Frederick VINCENT

Regimental number3752
Place of birthPort Augusta, South Australia
SchoolPort Augusta Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationHorse driver
AddressGPO, Port Augusta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Vincent, GPO, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularUnit Number 3572 on ROH.
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPoelcapelle British Cemetery (Plot LX, Row A, Grave No. 15), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents John and Rose VINCENT, 7 Churchill Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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