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William AVERY

Regimental number5032
Place of birthSt Helens, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34.3
Height5' 7"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs C Avery, Port Pirie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 December 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Discharge date30 April 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 September 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 30 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 September 1950
SourcesNAA: B2455, AVERY William

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