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William Arthur WELLMAN

Regimental number5221
Place of birthSlapham, London, England
SchoolDulwich Public School, South Australia
Age on arrival in Australia9
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressHarvey, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Clark, 245 Underhill Road, East Dulwich London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Place of burialVarennes Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave 78), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur Richard and Emma Ann WELLMAN.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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