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David William WILLCOX

Regimental number3644
Place of birthUraidla, South Australia
SchoolUraidla Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressUraidla, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Willcox, Uraidla, South Australia
Enlistment date12 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row A, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Martha WILLCOX, Uraidla, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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