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William James CARROLL

Regimental number69
Place of birthBelfast, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShip's rigger
Address'Uralla', Park Street, Flemington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 7"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Phylis Carroll, Hammersmith Road, Park Street, Flemington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the King's Hussars; 5 years in the Royal Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 September 1916
Discharge date29 December 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ascanius', 2 September 1916; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left hand; defective vision), 29 December 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARROLL William James

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