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35th BATTALION A.I.F.

Lance Corporal: 1169 William John LOCKE.

Born: 1892. Tighes Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Birth Cert:

Married:

Wife: nee:

Died: 1941. Newtown, New South Wales, Australia. Death Cert:14764/1941.


Father: Thomas Locke.

Mother: Mary Eliza Locke. nee:.


INFORMATION

William Locke enlisted on the 8th of January 1916 with D Company 35th Battalion AIF and was an original member of the Battalion and left Sydney on board HMAT A24 Benalla on the 1st of May 1916, and disembarked at Plymoth, England and to camp at Salisbury Plains on the 9th of July 1916 before proceeding overseas for France via Southampton on the 21st of November 1916.

Family Information

William was a single 24 year old Coal Miner from Edwin Street, Smedmore, Newcastle upon enlistment.

Military Records

(Australian National Archives)

Under Construction. 23/10/2005.


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