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William Hermann ZORNIG

Regimental number2744
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
ReligionCongregational
OccupationNight officer, railway
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Zornig, Station Mistress, Stapylton, South Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2744B
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave 10), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hermann Frederick and Elizabeth Kate ZORNIG, Stapylton, Beenleigh, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

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