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William ANDERSON

Regimental number7
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFootscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinUncle, A Anderson, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 December 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Discharge date21 November 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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