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Vernon WILLS

Regimental number456
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address228 Cecil Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Wills, 228 Cecil Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Date of death9 June 1968
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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