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William Walter DRAKE

Regimental number174
Place of birthRosevale, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRosevale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Walter Charles Drake, Rosevale, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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