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William DILLEY

Regimental number4414
Place of birthNewport, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationBand sawyer
Address8 Main Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lucie Dilley, 8 Main Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialH.C.C. Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 11), Ecoust-St Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam and Florence DILLEY; husband of Lucy DILLEY, 65 Dandenong Road, Malvern, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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