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William Arthur ANDERSON

Regimental number19739
Date of birth17 February 1886
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressFootscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 11"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Anderson, Geelong Road, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHospital Transport Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board No 2 Hospital Ship Kanowna on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 2 Australian Hospital Ship
FateReturned to Australia
Discharge date13 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 5 June 1918; arrived Suez, 17 July 1918.

Returned to Australia; arrived Melbourne, 15 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit: disability not stated), Melbourne, 13 May 1919.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 163 William ANDERSON for first period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON William Arthur

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