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William Basil WOOD

Regimental number1324
Place of birthSawyers Valley Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFalkirk Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, H W Wood, Falkirk Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Other details

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

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