William Constantine MAYNE

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MAYNE, William Constantine

Service Number: 4213
Enlisted: 18 March 1916, Belmont, Western Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Christchurch, New Zealand, 26 March 1870
Home Town: Greenbushes, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mining Engineer
Died: Died of wounds, Hersin, France, 14 February 1917, aged 46 years
Cemetery: Hersin Communal Cemetery Extension
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World War 1 Service

18 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Belmont, Western Australia
1 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 4213, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
1 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 4213, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), HMAT Warilda, Fremantle
14 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 4213, 3rd Tunnelling Company (inc. 6th Tunnelling Company)

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Biography

"..4213 Corporal (Cpl) William Constantine Mayne, 3 Tunnelling Company, of Belmont WA (originally of Christchurch NZ)... A mining engineer prior to enlistment, Cpl Mayne embarked on board HMAT Warilda (A69) on 1 June 1916. On 14 February 1917, he died of wounds received near Hersin France. He was 46 years of age." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

"MAYNE.- In "France," on 14th February,  1917, W. C. Mayne, of gunshot  wounds, husband of Florence Mayne  and father of Isabel, Helen, Bob and  Syd, of No. 6 Tunnelling Corps. Aged  46 years." - from the Perth Sunday Times 04 Mar 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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