William Meredith WORLEY


WORLEY, William Meredith

Service Number: 6175
Enlisted: 21 September 1916, Enlisted in Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 21 October 1885
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Warehouseman
Died: Killed In Action, France, 18 July 1918, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux
Plot I, Row C, Grave 11, Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, North Adelaide Saint Cyprian's Anglican Church Roll of Honour, North Adelaide War Memorial WW1
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World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6175, Enlisted in Adelaide
6 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6175, 27th Infantry Battalion
6 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6175, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Widow later moved to Southgate, England

9 January 1917 - Disembarked at Plymouth

14 May 1917 - To hospital with chronic appendicitis

25 September 1917 - Proceeded to France from Folkestone

18 December 1917 - Wounded in action, shell wound right leg, transferred to England

8 May 1918 - Proceed to France from Folkestone

15 May 1918 - Rejoined unit

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal