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William Henry WILLS

Regimental number436
Place of birthFlemington Victoria
SchoolFlemington State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarriage trianer
Address178 Mt Alexander Road, Flemington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinJoseph Henry Wills, 178 Mt Alexander Road, Flemington, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNo. 2 Outpost Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Commemoration detailsSpecial Memorial 36, No. 2 Outpost Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Henry and Hannah WILLS
Family/military connectionsCousins: [27] Lt John McGregor WILLS MM, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 13 March 1919; 866 Corporal Vivian Malcolm WILLS, 5th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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