Service Number: NX23250

Rank: Corporal

Unit: 2/13th Australian Infantry Battalion

Service: Australian Army

Conflict / Operation: Second World War, 1939-1945

Conflict eligibility date:  Second World War, 1939-1947

The official commencement and cut-off dates for inclusion in the Roll of Honour and the Commemorative Roll.

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Date of death: 14 August 1942

Place of death: Egypt

Cause of death: Killed in action

Cemetery or memorial details: El Alamein War Cemetery, El Alamein, Marsa Matruh, Egypt

Source: AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)

Location on the Roll of Honour

William Humphries' name is located at 37 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Plan of Commemorative area showing which panel the name William Humphries' is located

Personal Service Records

For information on the service records of those who served in the First World War please see Australian Service Records from World War I on the National Archives of Australia website.

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour Certificate

Roll of honour certificates are available from the Orientation Gallery for $5.40 each.

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