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William Leonard DEVERAUX

Regimental number1708
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNilma, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E Deveraux, Nilma, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1708A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt William Leonard Devereaux on NR
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2621 Pte James Christopher DEVEREAUX, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919; 6490 Pte John DEVEREAUX, 7th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 2641 Pte Leo Francis DEVEREAUX, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death5 June 1973
Age at death78
Place of burialKangaroo Flat Cemetery, Victoria

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