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William James TOSELAND

Regimental number64242
Date of birth2 January 1879
Place of birthHamley Bridge, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
Marital statusWidowed
Age at embarkation39
Height6' 2.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Jessie Phillis, Mount Temelton via Balaklava, South australia
Previous military serviceServed in Garrison Artillery, and in 2nd Contingent, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date18 April 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements, South Australia (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Discharge date27 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Total war service: 1 year 10 days (of which 212 days were abroad)

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, TOSELAND William James

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