William Alfred WEAVER


WEAVER, William Alfred

Service Number: 1191
Enlisted: 12 September 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rosewater, South Australia, Autstralia, 25 March 1890
Home Town: Rosewater (Greytown), Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Port Adelaide Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds (received at Gallipoli), Alexandria, Egypt, 23 May 1915, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Grave #155 INSCRIPTION A NOBLE HERO TRUE AND BRAVE PEACEFULLY SLEEPS IN A SOLDIER'S GRAVE, Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Adelaide St Paul's Church Memorial Alcove, Rosewater War Memorial, Rosewater Womens Memorial Roll of Honour WW1, Saddleworth St. Aidans Church Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1191, Morphettville, South Australia
27 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1191, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1191, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1191, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Parents: George Weaver and Clara Weaver, Lamber Street, Rosewater, South Australia, the parents of;

1191 William Alfred Weaver of the 10th Battalion, Died of Wounds on 23 May 1915

771 Frederick Henry Weaver (/explore/people/86975) (/explore/people/86975) of the 9th Light Horse Regiment, Killed in Action 28 August 1915

1842 Charles John Weaver (/explore/people/221261) (/explore/people/221261) of the 16th Battalion, Died of illness on 16 May 1917 in France whilst a POW

2176 Alfred Charles Weaver (/explore/people/143281) (/explore/people/143281) of the 4th Battalion Imperial Camel Corps, Died of wounds 31 March 1918

3647 George Victor Weaver (/explore/people/295000) (/explore/people/295000) of the 40th Battalion, returned to Australia 25 January 1919