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William Richard DUCKETT

Regimental number3267
Place of birthMiddle Park, Victoria
SchoolMoreland State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
AddressWest Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinE S Duckett, 21 Shaftsbury Street, West Coburg, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.2
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBazentin-Le-=Petit Military Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Stephen and Mary D. DUCKETT, 21 Shaftesbury Street, West Coburg, Victoria. Native of Brunswick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsUncle Sgt William S Johnson served.

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