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William Edward FLETCHER

Regimental number1540
Place of birthBeaconsfield, Tasmania
Place of birthBeaconsfield, England
SchoolNational School
Age on arrival in Australia35
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHarnessmaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, E A Fletcher, 40 Green, Penn Bucks, England
Previous military service12 years colour service 1st West Riding Regiment
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death37
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 115), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Alfred and Louisa FLETCHER
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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