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William Thomson WADDELL

Regimental number1768
Place of birthIrvinebank, Queensland
SchoolIrvinebank State School, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
AddressMarkwell Street, Auchenflower, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, A Waddell, Markwell Street, Auchenflower, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceHe was a Member of the Irvinebank Rifle Club and on the outbreak of war in August 1914 he went on service with Australian Forces to Thursday Island and New Guinea on the "Kanowna".
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27.11
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row J, Grave 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Allan and Margaret Taylor WADDELL.

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