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William Wallace DELANY

Regimental number2893
Place of birthHambly Bridge, South Australia
Address1 Broughton Street, Milson's Point, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Delany, 1 Broughton Street, Milson's Point, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 1), Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Emelia DELANY, husband of Mrs E.E. DELANY, 28 Upper Bay View Street, Mount Mahon's Point, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Hamley Bridge, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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