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William John WILLSHIRE

Regimental number237
Place of birthTambo Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTambo, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Willshire, Tambo via Charleville, Queensland
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 13 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row S, Grave No. 24), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Mary Ann WILLSHIRE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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