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William ASKER

Regimental number5045
Place of birthNorfolk England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressCunderdin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Asker, Sedteford, Norfolk, England
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917

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