William Francis RIEUSSET

RIEUSSET, William Francis

Service Number: 295
Enlisted: 8 September 1914, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 21 December 1889
Home Town: Belmont, Belmont, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Teamster
Memorials: Victoria Park War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

8 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 295, 16th Infantry Battalion, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 295, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 295, 16th Infantry Battalion
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 295, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
28 Apr 1915: Wounded Australian Army (Post WW2), SN 295, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Gunshot wound to right elbow/shoulder.
7 Oct 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 48th Infantry Battalion
6 Apr 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 48th Infantry Battalion
17 Apr 1917: Wounded Australian Army (Post WW2), SN 295, Bullecourt (First), Gunshot wound to right hand.
4 Jun 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 295, 48th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of A D Rieusset, Belmont, Western Australia