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William Clyde WELLS

Regimental number2270
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRichmond, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Victoria Wells, 148 Young Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 April 1917
Place of burialAchiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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