Walter Alfred ENGLEY


ENGLEY, Walter Alfred

Service Number: 891
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, 1878
Home Town: Albany, Albany, Western Australia
Schooling: Tunbridge Private School, Kent, England
Occupation: Draper
Died: Killed in action, Dardenelles, Gallipoli, 20 May 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row E, Grave 1 Chaplain J.C. McPhee officiated
Memorials: Albany War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 891, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 891, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 891, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 32 years. Prior to leaving for Australia he worked as a Salesman and a Commercial Traveller

Address at the time of enlistment was Weld Hotel, Albany, WA

Son of Edwin John and Eleanor Engley of 226 Hainult Road, Leytonstone, London, England formerly of Manor Road, Brockley, England.

Brother of Edwin Albert Engley who died of wounds on 5 July 1918 while serving with the 26th Battalion. Edwin is buried in the Terlincthun British Cemetery, Plot 1, Row D, Grave 32

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


Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

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