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William CARN

Regimental number4395
Place of birthBeltana, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBeltana, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32.5
Height5' 5.75"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Carn, Beltana, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date15 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 4 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit: injured in motor vehicle accident), Adelaide, 15 August 1917.

Medal: British War Medal

Death not attributed to War Service.
Date of death31 March 1934
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARN William

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