William Clarence MARCHANT

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MARCHANT, William Clarence

Service Number: 1637
Enlisted: 16 November 1914, Enlisted at Helena Bay, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Albany, Western Australia, 1896
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway employee
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 23 May 1915
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Plot 1, Row B, Grave 22, Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bunbury War Memorial, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1637, Enlisted at Helena Bay, Western Australia
22 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1637, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1637, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

William Clarence MARCHANT was born in 1896 in Albany, Western Australia

His parents were William George MARCHANT and Lydia Ellen BUCK of 203 Hensman Street, Subiaco, Western Asutralia

He Served for 2 years in the Cadets (59th Infantry) before enlisting for WW1