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William Samuel ELLIOTT

Regimental number3359
Place of birthExeter, New South Wales
SchoolExeter State School, Exeter, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNumulgi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Alexander Elliott, Numulgi, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row I, Grave No. 21), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Mary ELLIOTT, Numulgi, Lismore, New South Wales. Native of Exeter, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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