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Edward Albert WILLEY

Regimental number5217
Place of birthBeverley Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressBorehin Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, A Slape, Albany Road, Cannington, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Date of death2 December 1956
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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