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William George WATERS

Regimental number1042
Date of birth15 August 1895
Place of birthLiverpool, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressPopes Road, Wooroona, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Waters, Popes Road, Wooroona, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 37th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces, for 4 years.
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentTrumpeter
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollTrumpeter
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 September 1916
Discharge date14 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to Military Hospital, Choubra, 23 March 1916 (enterica). Discharged from hospital and taken on strength, 12th Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel-el-Kebir, 24 June 1916. Taken on strength, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Serapeum, 22 July 1916. Admitted to hospital, 25 July 1916. Commenced return to Australia on board 'Ascanius' from Suez, 2 September 1916; discharged, 14 November 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 June 1953
Place of burialLismore Cemetery

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