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GUTHRIE, William


Sapper 557

2nd Australian Tunneling Company


His mother, Mrs. Annie McMahone


Age 40 years 11 months, 5'8", 13 stone 8 pounds, brown eyes and dark brown hair


Mining and road making

Killed in action on 17/8/1916 with the 2nd Australian Tunneling Company

He was buried in the Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery


Tunneller Sapper second Australian tunneling company
14/9/15 He enlisted
20/2/16 He embarked Sydney HMAT Ulysses
5/5/16 He disembarked Marseilles
Entrained at Marseilles and detrained at Hazebrouck
17/8/16 He was killed in action
His effects were cards, letters, nail scissors, 3 religious books, shaving brush, 2 combs, a razor, identity disc, metal watch cover, knife, pencil, mittens, 5 handkerchiefs, brush, pocket book
1/3/23 His mother Annie received medals


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