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William Robert ELSON

Regimental number6733
Place of birthUlverstone, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressUlverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr W Elson, Sprent, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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