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William Harold DAYMOND

Regimental number648
Place of birthSale, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMaffra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Albert E. Daymond, Maffra, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Brigade Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No.
Date: 18 May 1995

Date of death16 July 1979
Place of burialJilliby Cemetery

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