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William Shepherd DAY

Regimental number1698
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTin plate worker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinEvelina Day, 83 Mary Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date20 April 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt William Sheppard Day on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death10 May 1972

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