Basil Wilfred Grant MELVILLE

MELVILLE, Basil Wilfred Grant

Service Number: 1135
Enlisted: 24 May 1915
Last Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Motor Mechanic
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 20 September 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kalgoorlie Boulder 84th Infantry Goldfields Regiment Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

24 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1135, 28th Infantry Battalion
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Sergeant, 1135, 28th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Sergeant, 1135, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
8 Oct 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, 28th Infantry Battalion
20 Sep 1917: Involvement 1135, 28th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1135 awm_unit: 28 Battalion awm_rank: Company Sergeant Major awm_died_date: 1917-09-20

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