William John BATTERSBY

BATTERSBY, William John

Service Number: 6226
Enlisted: 6 April 1916, Enlisted at Maryborough, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Tinana State School, Queensland
Occupation: Farmer Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Bullecourt, France, 11 April 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Maryborough City Hall Honour Roll, Maryborough Queen's Park War Memorial, Tinana War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

6 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6226, Enlisted at Maryborough, QLD
7 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, 6226, 15th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '11' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Clan McGillivray embarkation_ship_number: A46 public_note: ''
7 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, 6226, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Louisa Elizabeth Battersby of March Lane, Maryborough, QLD

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Citizen Military Forces for 3 years with the Wide Bay Regiment