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William Thomas WASSON

Regimental number2049
Place of birthYoung, New South Wales
SchoolWallendbeen Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm hand
AddressWallendbeen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J J Wasson, Wallendbeen, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death12 August 1915
Age at death21
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row K, Grave 140), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
38
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John J and Jane WASSON.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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