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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Willis, Herbert Percival (6916A)

Place of Birth: South Melbourne, VIC

Age: 18 years 6 months

Enlistment Details: Saturday, 21 July 1917 – Port Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 6916A            view online service record

29 Mollison Street
Abbotsford, VIC

Next of Kin:
Albert Willis (father)
29 Mollison Street
Abbotsford, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 21 November 1917
Ship: HMAT Nestor A71
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion – 20th Reinforcements

RTA: Saturday, 18 January 1919
Discharged: Tuesday, 25 March 1919

Reported KIA 18 August 1918, then as Prisoner of War (POW) 30 September 1918.

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