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Daniel WILLIAMS

Regimental number1452
Place of birthKillarney, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCastlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinMrs M Conalhan, Woodburn House, Stow, East Midlothian, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed as Warder, Penal Department, Edinburgh, Scotland, for 7 years.
Enlistment date31 January 1915
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1915
Discharge date7 September 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Melbourne, 2 February 1915.

Transferred to Overseas Base, Mustapha, 26 May 1915, from No 17 General Hospital. Admitted to Convalescent Camp, Mustapha, 23 June 1915 (varicole). Transferred to HS 'Ballarat', Alexandria, 28 June 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HS 'Ballarat', 5 July 1915; discharged, Melbourne (medically unfit), 7 September 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILLIAMS Daniel

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