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William Charles ELSTON

Regimental number2070
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Elston, Clarendon Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Previous military service20th A L H
Enlistment date10 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 June 1916
Place of enlistmentHamilton, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919

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