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William DYKES

Regimental number1815
Place of birthCaslteford England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMethodist missionary
AddressElmhurst, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Dykes, 63 Longacre, Castleford, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1815A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918

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