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William FERN

Regimental number1949
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLal Lal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, W Fern, Deniliquin, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Date of death2 September 1948
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery

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