Born in Ballarat, William Mullard was a single 18 year old labourer at the time of his enlistment in his hometown on the 10th of July 1915. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on the 7th of March 1916.
On the 2nd of March 1917, he was wounded in action. On the 16th of April William was transferred to England and admitted on the 19th of April to the Reading War Hospital with gunshot wounds to his legs and thigh. He rejoined his battalion on the 22nd of October 1917.
William was wounded in action for a second time on the 1st of September 1918. He was invalided to England on the 9th of September, and on the 10th of September he was admitted to the University War Hospital in Southampton with gunshot wounds to his right hand and chest.
William returned to Australia on the 1st of February 1919, and was discharged as medically unfit on the 31st of August 1920.
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