William Alfred RONALD

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RONALD, William Alfred

Service Number: 605
Enlisted: 14 September 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Tallangatta, Victoria, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Tallangatta, Towong, Victoria
Schooling: Bullioh State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 19 May 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 111, Row C, Grave 17 Chaplain Wray officiated Headstone inscription reads: Our hero for God, King & Country
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 605, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 605, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 605, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Claude A and Matilda Ronald of Koetong, Tallangatta, Victoria. Brother of Alex Ronald and James Ronald

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal