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William Salter COLE

Regimental number10509
Place of birthYackandandah, Victoria
Other NamesWilliam Slater
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephone mechanic
AddressOsborne's Flat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Cole, Cusack Street, Wangaratta, Victoria
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death5 May 1975

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