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Number Private 4113

Battalion 24th Battalion

Place of Birth Miner's Rest Ballarat

Next of Kin His wife, Mrs. Jane Garvie of Mardan,
later "Elmo" Inlet Road Leongatha.

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne on 15/11/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 26 years 7 months, 6'3",
183 pounds, grey eyes dark brown hair

Religion Methodist

Occupation Farmer

Date and place of death

He died on 19/11/1916, of wounds received on 14/11/1916, at Gamieres near Rouen

Location of grave or memorial

Buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was from the Mardan area

Military History

He is on the Koorooman East Honour Roll
He attended Mardan South School
15/11/15 He enlisted
7/3/16 He embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Wiltshire
9/8/16 He proceeded to France via Rollestone.
29/8/16 He was taken on strength in France
14/11/16 He was wounded in action wounded in leg and thigh
16/11/16 He transferred to the ambulance train
17/11/16 He was reported very ill in Rouen
His effects were: �
A photo, cards letters wallet belt, pipe, notebook, 2 metal brooches, knife, testament, cap, pouch, badge, small metal cross with stones and 7 coins

A second parcel, 3 knitted squares, kit bag handle, pouch pipe, brush and handkerchief

Mrs. Garvie wrote from Mardan South asking for a certificate of death
22/6/22 Mrs. Garvie received a plaque 22/6/22
Mrs. Garvie sent stamps worth 5/- to cover the cost of 2 photos of his grave. She is later informed that the photos are 3/- each.
22/2/23 Mrs. Garvie received The British War Medal 26/5/24
Eventually she received all medals


GARVIE, William Ernest

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