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Horace Frederick WILLISCROFT

Regimental number13791
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressG P O Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Williscroft, G P O Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service91st Infantry
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Malwa on 21 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 5 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBecourt Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 5), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: G.A. and Ada WILLISCROFT, Sandfort, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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