William Henry ANDERSON

ANDERSON, William Henry

Service Number: 3755
Enlisted: 1 April 1916, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Longwood, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Welshpool, Canning, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: School Teacher
Memorials: Canning Honor Roll, Euroa Telegraph Park
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World War 1 Service

1 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Perth, Western Australia
29 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3755, 51st Infantry Battalion
29 Jun 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3755, 51st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Fremantle

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Biography

51 Battalion

Rank - Sergeant

26 August 1917 - Marched into Codford, UK

10 February 1918 - Taken on Strength

5 April 1918 - Wounded in action, bullet wound to shoulder

3 June 1918 - Wounded in action, gunshot wound to the left ankle and shoulder

10 December 1918 - Returned to Australia

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Husband of Gladys May Anderson, 18 South Terrace, Fremantle, Western Australia. Brother of 3003 Sergeant Hartley Mounsie MacLaren Anderson, Australian Army Postal Corps; 3006 Sergeant John Thomas Anderson, 28th Btn, killed in action, 29 July 1916.

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