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William John EARNSHAW

Regimental number16753
Place of birthVictoria Park, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph messenger
AddressSubiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Thomas Henry Earnshaw, 655 Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Previous military service88th Infantry
Enlistment date21 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 4, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 12 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919

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