Private William Thomas Nuth

Service number 3349A, 3349
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death Date 1918-08-08
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
  • 46th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 46th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War, 1914-1918

Private William Thomas Nuth (3349A, 46th Battalion) was born in Sydney, NSW, but was working in Melbourne, Victoria, as a tinsmith when he enlisted in September 1917. William was in the advance at Hamel on 8 August 1918 when a high explosive shell burst nearby killing him instantly. He was originally buried where he fell, but was later reinterred in the Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, France. William’s mother wrote that he was 17 years of age.



Date of enlistment 08 August 1917
Date of embarkation 02 February 1918
Date of death 08 August 1918
Date of fate 08 August 1918