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William Augustus CHAMPION

Regimental number2519
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address172 King Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Mary Champion, 54 Hubble Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialFremantle Cemetery, Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137

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