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William Charles WODE

Regimental number2034
Date of birth7 October 1888
Place of birthWarwick, Queensland
OccupationStation hand
AddressLeyburn P.O. via Clifton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.3
Height5' 6.25"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, P.C. Wode, P.O., Leyburn via Clifton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 December 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll991
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Discharge date17 February 1918
Other details

Re-embarked from Australia on board HT 'Borda', 5 June 1916.

War service: Western Front

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 21 August 1916; discharged from hospital, 1 November 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 73 days.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 5 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit: shell shock), Brisbane, 17 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No Q155136.
Date of death21 January 1953
Age at death64
Place of burialLutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, WODE William Charles

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