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William Walter ETHEREDGE

Regimental number3182
Place of birthJolimont, Victoria
SchoolState School, Traralgon, Victoria
Other trainingAustral Coaching College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressHigh Street, Traralgon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Etheredge, High Street, Traralgon, Victoria
Previous military service51st Infantry; Served in the Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Field Ambulance, Section A
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave 9), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred James and Mary Ann ETHEREDGE, "Dunrobin", 18 York Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: 7460 Sapper Donald Hugh CAMPIGLI DCM, Corps Signal Company, returned to Australia, 5 July 1915; 2nd Lt George Murray CAMPIGLI, Anzan Mounted Division, discharged [ no date on Nominal Roll]; 3930 Pte John Murray CAMPIGLI, 4th Light Horse, died of disease, 21 November 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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