William Thomas (Bill) ROPER

ROPER, William Thomas

Service Number: 5656
Enlisted: 6 April 1916, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, December 1894
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mill hand
Died: Died of Illness resulting from amputation of right leg, Perth, Western Australia, 3 January 1921
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium, Western Australia
Bapt AA 39
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5656, Perth, Western Australia
26 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 5656, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Surada embarkation_ship_number: A52 public_note: ''
26 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 5656, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Surada, Fremantle
2 Mar 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 5656, 28th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, GSW (arm and foot) - right leg amputated
22 Feb 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 5656, 28th Infantry Battalion

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