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Magi, William (3383)

Place of Birth: Levoneia, Russia

Age: 43 years 6 months

Enlistment Details: Saturday, 14 October 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 3383            view online service record

196 Ross Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Minna Ostawell (sister)
Levoneia, Russia

Embarkation Details:
Date: Saturday, 16 December 1916
Ship: HMAT Medic A7
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 2nd Pioneer Battalion – 8th Reinforcements

KIA: Thursday, 20 September 1917
Place: Belgium

Private, 2 Pioneer Battalion, killed in action 20 September, 1917, Belgium, aged 44, commemorated Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.

Sister: Minna OTSTAWEL, born County of Pernan, Estonia (arrived c. 1907 aged 34), educated Public School and School for Seamen at Hayorasih Livonia. Enlisted as a 44 year-old merchant sea captain from 196 Ross Street, sister in Levoneia, Russia, circular by a brother-in-law returned from Estonia.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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