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William James DAY

Regimental number1627
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Occupationlabourer
AddressWilson Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, G P Day, Wilson Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Porter and Mary Ann DAY, Wilson Street, Ballarat East, Victoria. Native of Ballarat,Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 542 Pte Spencer Frederick DAY, 38th bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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