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Heintz, William Armstrong (3011)

Place of Birth: Hamilton, VIC

Age: 23 years 8 Months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 12 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 3011            view online service record

46 Clark Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Josephine Andrews (mother)
46 Clark Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 29 September 1915
Ship: RMS Osterley
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion – 10th Reinforcements

KIA: Friday, 9 August 1918
Place: France

Private, 6 Infantry, killed in action 9 August, 1918, aged 27, commemorated Rosieres Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Parents: Jacob HEINTZ (late) and Mrs Josephine ANDREWS, previously HEINTZ, born Hamilton, educated SS. Enlisted showing mother at 46 Clark Street, circular returned from West Brunswick. Awarded Military Medal, gazetted London, February, 1918. NAA has the spelling HEINTS.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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