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William WHELDON

Regimental number3005A
Place of birthWest Auckland, County Durham, England
SchoolWest Auckland, County Durham, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressTweed Heads, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Zilpal Wheldon, Sheldon, Durham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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