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William Wallace AYRES

Regimental number1506
Place of birthButleigh, Glastonbury, Somerset, England
SchoolHart House School, Burnham, Somerset, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, W Ayres, Hurcott, Somerton Somerset, England
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Date of death9 May 1916
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Blanche AYRE (as spelt), Hurcot, Somerton, Somerset, England

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