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William Francis WIFFEN

Regimental number7133
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPostman
AddressEast Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinBrother, James Henry Wiffen, on active service
Enlistment date3 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 24 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of disease 16 November 1918
Place of burialEtretat Churchyard Extension, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Postmaster General's Department Roll of Honour, Commonwealth of Australia Building, Perth, Western Australia. Dedicated to 'Officers from Western Australia who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918'.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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