William (aka William John HEINZ) HAINS

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HAINS, William (aka William John HEINZ)

Service Number: 1106
Enlisted: 20 January 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Bundey, South Australia, 15 May 1890
Home Town: Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Schooling: Morgan Public School
Occupation: Locomotive Engine Driver
Died: Killed In Action, Gaza, Palestine, 19 April 1917, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery
Plot Z, Grave 79
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Port Lincoln & District Honor Roll WW1, Port Lincoln Garden of Remembrance
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World War 1 Service

20 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1106, Adelaide, South Australia
26 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1106, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
26 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1106, 9th Light Horse Regiment, RMS Morea, Adelaide
25 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1106, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
9 Jan 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1106, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Battle of Magdhaba, GSW (left thigh)
19 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 1106, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Battles of Gaza

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