William Charles FAWCETT


FAWCETT, William Charles

Service Number: 1519
Enlisted: 29 March 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Richmond, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Montague State School, Mebourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 20 September 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row B, Grave 21 Rev. A. Beadam officiated Headstone inscription reads: Sisters, Florrie, Alice Rosie. Miss you dearly miss you Will
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1519, 23rd Infantry Battalion
8 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1519, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
8 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1519, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of William Charles Fawcett and Elizabeth Fawcett of 144 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria formerly of the Swan Hotel, Church Street, Richmond, Victoria

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