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William WELSH

Regimental number1482
Place of birthGarvoc Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLacselles, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Michael Welsh, Lascelles, Victoria
Enlistment date21 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1544
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 August 1915
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3301 Pte Leslie Patrick WELSH, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919; 941 Sergeant Thomas Henry WELSH, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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