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William Henry ANDERSON

Regimental number3755
Place of birthLongwood, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSchool Teacher
AddressDivision Street, Welshpool, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gladys May Anderson, 18 South Terrace, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3003 Sergeant Hartley Mounsie Macheren ANDERSON, Australian Army Postal Corps, effective abroad (still overseas); 3006 Provisional Sergeant John Thomas ANDERSON, 28th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 August 1968

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