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William Elijah BYE

Regimental number1762
Place of birthHampstead, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressTilharoo Station via Eulo, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.3
Height5' 9.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Bye, Hampstead Well Yark, 62 Saffron Walden, Essex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Discharge date14 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Morvada', 20 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 14 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BYE William Elijah

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