William Richard ANNEAR


ANNEAR, William Richard

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 1 September 1914, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, 1 May 1875
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Warehouseman/Master printer/Commercial traveller
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, aged 39 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Boulder 84th Infantry Goldfields Regiment Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, Perth, Western Australia
2 Nov 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Nov 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

William Richard ANNEAR was born in Ballarat, Victoria on 1st May, 1875

His parents were John ANNEAR & Ann HARRIS