William Henry KEMP

KEMP, William Henry

Service Number: 629
Enlisted: 12 November 1914, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 5th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Mackay, Queensland, Australia, 21 July 1884
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Mackay Boys School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, 28 June 1915, aged 30 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 4, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Coningsby State School HB, Glenella State School WW1 Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

12 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 629, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 629, 5th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, 629, 5th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Sydney
28 Jun 1915: Involvement Trooper, 629, 5th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Railway Workshop, Ipswick, QLD

Son of Alfred Alwxander Kemp and Sarah Kemp of  'Ashby', Maclean, NSW formerly of Clara Street, Wynnam, QLD

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Served at 5 years apprenticeship with Farleigh Ltd, of Mackay, QLD