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William Clement FERNANDEZ

Regimental number4471
Place of birthRiverton, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRiverton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.4
Height5' 3.75"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frank Fernandez, Riverton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Discharge date17 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5359 Pte Frank Elderfield FERNANDEZ, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dongala', 23 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 17 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 July 1963
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, FERNANDEZ William Clement

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