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William Walker ERICKSON

Regimental number4109
Place of birthGlebe, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolForest Lodge State Public School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGlebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, A Erickson, 38 Dargham Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as a Cadet, C.M. Finder Defence Act.
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 March 1917
Place of death or woundingWarlincourt
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 46), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Isabella ERICKSON, "Hillcrest", Clencoe Street, Sutherland, New South Wales. Native of Glebe, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Cpl Andrew Erickson, M.M., 45th Battalion.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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