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William John ANDERSON

Regimental number6275
Place of birthBeaufort, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWonga via Foster, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dorothy Anderson, C/o Mrs Richards, Mount Best via Toora, Victoria
Enlistment date26 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row T, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mark and Eliza ANDERSON, Pickett Street, Dandenong, Victoria. Native of Bauford, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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