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William James WILLIS

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressTongala, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation49
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Willis, Tongala, Victoria
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name21st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 3 October 1917
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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