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William George FAULKNER

Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolElizabeth Street High School, North Woolwich, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rosaria Faulkner, 122 Lake Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceInst'l Staff; Served 13 years in the Royal West Kent Regiment, British Army.
Enlistment date6 July 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name44th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 24 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Killed in action 31 september 1918.Faulks
Recommendation date: 1 January 1919

FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingClery, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 8), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Davis and Margaret FAULKNER; husband of Rosaria FAULKNER, 1st Avenue, South Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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