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William Alexander DRAKE

Regimental number5369
Place of birthmirani Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMirani, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Drake, Mirani, Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918

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