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William James DRAKE

Regimental number929
Place of birthPyrmont New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address'Wrangthorn', Fleming Street, Woolstoncraft, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Drake, 'Wrangthorn', Fleming Street, Woolstoncraft, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service6th AGA
Enlistment date5 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919

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