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Basil Wake AUSTIN

Regimental number2282
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionCongregational
OccupationInsurance agent
Address49 Mary Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William Austin, 49 Mary Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 October 1972

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