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William Gilbert FERNEE

Regimental number96
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTinsmith
AddressRoyal Hotel, Flemington Road, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Gilbert, Royal Hotel, Flemington Road, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service16th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Date of death22 June 1966
Place of burialRed Cliffs Cemetery

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