Vernon Frederick PIESSE

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PIESSE, Vernon Frederick

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 2 October 1914, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Wagin, Western Australia, 23 August 1889
Home Town: Wagin, Wagin, Western Australia
Schooling: Guildford Grammar School
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Guildford Grammar School War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Wagin & District Honour Roll, Wagin War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, Perth, Western Australia
16 Jan 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain
8 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Fremantle
16 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 10th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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